Meet Hank

Hank was honored to be elected to represent his fellow residents on Redmond's City Council in November 2007 and is now serving his third term. He is the City's representative at the Sound Cities Association Public Issues Committee (SCA PIC) since 2009. During his tenure he served a term as the SCA PIC Vice-Chair and chaired the SCA PIC Nominating Committee until 2015. In December 2017 he was reelected to represent the Northeastern King County cities on the SCA Board of Directors for another two years where he's served on the Finance Committee and Board Nominating Committee and is the current Board Treasurer. Hank is in his eighth year on the Puget Sound Regional Committee's Growth Management Planning Board, serving Board's Vice President and past Caucus Chair. He was appointed as a member of the King County Regional Transit Committee in 2016 and is the current Committee Vice-Chair and Caucus Chair.

He's represented the City and SCA on numerous other committees and boards during his tenure as Councilmember. He also serves as President for the Northwest Baseball Umpires Association board and is a former president of the Eastside Timebank board. Prior to election to City Council he served on the Parks and Trails Commission and was the Vice-Chair for the Education Hill Citizens Advisory Committee. A United State Air Force veteran, Hank now works for Liberty Mutual (Safeco) Insurance as a Senior Compliance Analyst, celebrating 27 years with the company. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Washington State University, and a Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma. He earned his Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter designation from the Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters in 2003. Hank is married to Patti and they raised their two adult children in Redmond over the past 26 years. They recently completed adding an accessory dwelling unit onto their Education Hill home where their son, daughter-in-law and wonderful grandson now reside. He and Patti also own acreage in the Sammamish Valley where they keep their three horses. Active in local sports, he coached youth soccer, baseball, basketball and currently umpires local high school, youth and adult baseball games. He's currently training to complete the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, 60 mile walk in September and is raising funds to find a cure for breast cancer.