Elected Experience: Federal Way City Council, 1997-Present, Deputy Mayor 2000-01 & 2004-05, Mayor in 2010; Federal Way Community Council 1978-1979
Other Professional Experience: Certified Risk Manager - Associate in Risk Management (ARM); Program Administrator; AWC Certified Municipal Leader; NLC Certificate of Achievement in Leadership
Education: B.A. Degree - Graduate of Marylhurst College (now Marylhurst University) 1968; Coursework/Masters in Public Administration, Seattle University
Community Service: Chair, Suburban Cities Association Public Issues Committee; Chair, Land Use/Transportation Committee; Chair, Finance/Regional Affairs Committee; Chair, Parks/Recreation/Human Services/Public Safety Committee; Kiwanis Foundation Board; Soroptomists; American Association of University Women; NCEA Distinguished Graduate; Soroptomist Woman of Distinction
Statement: Linda Kochmar has been a proven steward in Federal Way for fourteen years on the City Council where she served four years as Deputy Mayor and as Mayor in 2010. Voted Best City Leader twice, Linda worked hard to improve public safety, traffic congestion, and to assist small businesses. She helped keep taxes low and earned widespread respect through her representation on regional committees.
Linda has a BA degree and is a Nationally Certified Risk Manager. Linda is a leader with integrity and longtime advocate for families. A vote for Linda Kochmar will give us a Trusted Leader in Olympia.