Becky Erickson to lead Transportation Policy Board

Poulsbo mayor named board chair

PSRC President Dave Somers, Snohomish County Executive, recommended Mayor Becky Erickson to serve as Chair of the Transportation Policy Board.

“She brings a great depth of experience to this role and has been an excellent Vice-Chair for the Board these past three years,” said Executive Somers.

Mayor Erickson was elected to the Poulsbo City Council in 2008 and to the position of Mayor in 2010. She became a PSRC board member in 2010.

“We’re grateful for all the time Mayor Erickson has already given this organization and are looking forward to continuing to work with her in this new role,” said Josh Brown, PSRC Executive Director.

Mayor Erickson graduated from the University of Washington in 1979 with a degree in Economics. She went back to school at the University of Washington in 1995 and accomplished three year-long certificate programs in data theory, programming, and network administration. Her understanding of systems and attention to detail have been important assets in her leadership at PSRC.

“Thank you for putting me in the position,” said Mayor Erickson as the Executive Board approved the appointment at its meeting today, “It’s a great honor.”