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Sally Clark appointed to Seattle Housing Authority Board


Sally Clark appointed to Seattle Housing Authority Board

Sally Clark has been appointed to the Seattle Housing Authority Board of Commissioners. The seven-member Board of Commissioners includes five at-large positions and two SHA resident positions. Clark will serve in one of the five at-large positions. Commissioners are appointed to four-year terms.

The Board authorizes certain SHA policies and activities and approves the agency’s annual budget. Commissioners are also responsible for selecting and supervising the executive director.

Clark is Director of Regional and Community Relations at the University of Washington. In that role, she connects with neighborhoods surrounding the Seattle campus, local governments and communities all around the region in pursuit of policies and partnerships benefiting students, faculty, staff and communities. Previously, Clark served more than nine years on the Seattle City Council, including as Council President in 2012 and 2013 and Land Use Committee Chair. Clark is a graduate of the University of Washington, with B.A degrees in Spanish and Political Science and a Master of Public Administration from the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance. She is an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s leadership program for executives in state and local government and was a 2012 Aspen-Rodel Fellow.

Clark joins current SHA board members Paul Purcell (chair), Gerald Smiley (vice-chair), Dr. Paula Houston, Robert Crutchfield, Twyla Minor and Rita Howard.