Upon Certification of 2019 General Election
Councilmember Curtis was selected in February 2019 by the City Council to fill a vacancy created by the retirement of former Mayor Amy Walen. Curtis will serve on the City Council until the November 2019 election results are certified. She has the option to file in May to run as a candidate in that election.
Current City Council committee assignments:
Planning & Economic Development Committee, and Legislative Work Group.
About Councilmember Kelli Curtis:
Prior to becoming a Councilmember, Curtis has served on the City of Kirkland Park Board, the Kirkland Housing Strategy Advisory Group, and the Houghton Community Council. Curtis also volunteers as a Kirkland Community Dialogue Facilitator.
Curtis worked for most of her career in the technology industry as a product manager for companies such as Aldus and Starwave (sold to Adobe and Disney, respectively) before shifting gears and becoming a King County Master Gardener, attending the LWIT Environmental Horticulture program, and launching Pots2Go, a garden design firm featured at the Northwest Flower and Garden show.
She attended the University of Washington, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and currently works as a business consultant and garden designer. She has lived in Kirkland for over 25 years with her husband, two children, and numerous pets.
Councilmember Curtis may be reached at email@example.com or 425-587-3532. For scheduling assistance, please contact Amy Bolen, Executive Assistant, 425-587-3007.