Dana Ralph named Transportation Policy Board Chair

Kent native passionate about community

Kent Mayor Dana Ralph has been appointed the new Chair of the Transportation Policy Board.

“I really look forward to Mayor Ralph’s continuing leadership on regional transportation issues. It’s an important time for the board as they will continue to guide development of the update to the Regional Transportation Plan,” said PSRC President Claudia Balducci during the Executive Board meeting.

She was first elected to the Kent City Council in 2011 and served through 2017, serving two years as Council President, when she was elected as Kent’s 27th Mayor and only the 3rd woman to ever hold the role.

Mayor Ralph has been serving on PSRC’s boards since 2014, beginning as a member of the Transportation Policy Board and serving as its Vice Chair for two years. She has also served on the Executive Board since 2018.