Eileen Swarthout, Councilmember
Council Committees/Intergovernmental Assignments
Budget and Finance Committee; Public Works Committee - Chair; Experience Olympia and Beyond (Visitor and Convention Bureau); Lodging Tax Advisory Committee - Chair; Tumwater HOPES
Areas of Special Interest/Priorities
Support efforts to increase economic opportunities, especially the redevelopment of the Brewery District and new Town Center; maintain strong neighborhoods; improve sidewalks, bike lanes, and roads allowing citizens the opportunity to walk and ride safely; manage resources - both financial and environmental; maintain and preserve the unique characteristics that make Tumwater a great place to live.
Eileen and her children, Christopher, Conner, and Katherine, have called Tumwater home since 1989. Over the years, Eileen has been an active volunteer for the Boy Scouts of America, Ballet Northwest, The Washington Performing Arts Center and the Capitol's Visitors Center. As a runner, Eileen is concerned about providing safe roads, trails, and sidewalks for residents to exercise and enjoy the beauty of the Tumwater community.
Tumwater Elected Service History