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Deanna Dawson to lead Association of Washington Cities

Former Edmonds City Councilmember served 2 terms


Last updated 4/28/2022 at 9:46am

Deanna Dawson

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) board of directors announced that Deanna Dawson has been appointed as the association's chief executive officer.

Dawson previously served on the Edmonds City Council. She was elected in 2001 and reelected in 2005.

She resigned from her position in 2008 to take a job with the nonprofit Justice at Stake in Washington, D.C. She also resigned as an adviser to Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon.

Dawson follows Peter B. King, who served as the association's CEO from 2015 to 2021. She will assume the role on June 13, 2022.

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