Former Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson honored

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 6, 2022 – Former Mayor Jennifer Gregerson was recognized by the Washington state Senate for her 18 years of public service to the city of Mukilteo. The senate resolution, adopted February 28, 2022, was sponsored by Sen. Marko Liias (D-Mukilteo) and Sen. June Robinson (D-Everett).

“The Washington State Senate recognize the accomplishments and remarkable public service of Mukilteo Mayor Jennifer Gregerson and honor her dedication to her city and the contributions she continues to make to her community,” the resolution reads. To view the resolution in its entirety, click here.

Below are the accomplishments the resolution lists of former Mukilteo Mayor Gregerson during her tenure in Mukilteo:

  • The first and only woman to serve as the mayor of Mukilteo
  • Pushing Mukilteo to adopt a Housing Action Plan”
  • Oversaw the completion of the Harbour Reach Corridor Project
  • Adding multiple miles of bike lanes to Mukilteo
  • Spearheading the transformation of the Mukilteo Waterfront
  • Overseeing the expansion and preservation of the Japanese Gulch Park
  • Facilitate the creation of the Byers Family Park
  • An advocate against domestic violence by serving on the board member of the Domestic Violence Services in Snohomish County

Not mentioned in the resolution is Gregerson’s leadership in education by partnering with the Mukilteo School District to bring a School Resource Officer to Kamiak and with Edmonds Community College to invest in Cool Girls in Aerospace, a summer workshop to introduce engineering to middle school girls. Mayor Gregerson advocated for and spearheaded the creation of the new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Commission that was established in December of 2020.

Gregerson graduated from Kamiak High School and earned her master’s degree in City Planning from the University of Washington and was named Woman of the Year by Greater Everett Business & Professional Women in 2015

She also served on the following boards or committees during her near-two decades in public office: Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival as its president, National League of Cities Information Technology and Communications Committee, State Shoreline Management Hearings Board, Snohomish County Tomorrow’s Steering Committee, and as an alternate member for the Puget Sound Regional Council’s Growth Management Advisory Board.

Gregerson is currently wrapping up a community outreach project with the city of Everett and is still active in the community.

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