Term Expires: 12/31/21
Councilmember Amy Falcone was elected to Position 6 on the Kirkland City Council in November of 2019. She filled the position vacated by longtime Councilmember Dave Asher, who retired in December of 2019 after 20 years of service.
Current City Council committee assignments: City/LWSD Coordinating Committee.
Regional committee assignments: Eastside Human Services Forum (EHSF) Board, Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) Transit Oriented Development (TOD) alternate.
About Councilmember Falcone: A Kirkland resident since 2014, Amy lives in the Finn Hill neighborhood with her husband and three young children. She and her husband fell in love with Kirkland when they moved to the Pacific Northwest, particularly enamored by the City's lush park system, vibrant downtown core and vital sense of community. Since deciding on Kirkland as her family's forever home, Amy has devoted herself to serving the community in a variety of ways.
She is the former PTA President at Thoreau Elementary School, in addition to serving as the school's Legislative Advocacy Chair, Fundraising Chair, Spring Carnival Chair and other board roles. Her extensive volunteerism at the school earned her the 2017 Golden Acorn Award, a prestigious Washington State PTA award given for exemplary and outstanding volunteerism. Elected to the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA) board of directors in 2016, Amy represented Finn Hill on the Kirkland Neighborhood Safety Panel for four years, helping to secure city funding for safety improvements to facilitate better walk and bike routes. She additionally served as events committee chair and treasurer on the FHNA.
Councilmember Falcone holds a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Temple University,where she also taught undergraduate statistics. Amy spent over a decade in social science research, focused on career advancement of women in the U.S. Military, removing the ground combat exclusion policy for women in the military, sexual harassment and assault in the military, repealing the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" military policy and much more.
Councilmember Amy Falcone can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-587-3526. For scheduling assistance, please contact Amy Bolen, Executive Assistant, at 425-587-3007.