Wed, Apr 07|
JOINT Meeting (Seattle & Tacoma Clubs) April 7th Virtual Lunch & Learn Event
Kim Wyman, 15th Secretary of State will be our Guest Speaker for the Joint (Seattle/Tacoma) Event!
Time & Location
Apr 07, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Join us for the Transportation Club of Seattle's monthly "Lunch and Learn" (currently virtual but we can't wait to get back to in person gatherings)....Get an update on club happenings and news, enjoy our guest speaker sure to provide us with timely and pertinent information, help us support the TCS Scholarship Fund with your virtual registration and also don't leave early because as always we will have our attendee raffle before closing the meeting out.
About our speaker Kim Wyman:
Kim Wyman is Washington’s 15th Secretary of State. First elected in 2012, she is only the second female Secretary of State in Washington’s history. Prior to being elected to this office, Kim served as Thurston County Elections Director for nearly a decade and served three terms as the elected Thurston County Auditor (2001-2013).
As head of one of the most diverse offices in state government, Secretary Wyman is responsible for overseeing state and local elections, corporation and charity filings, the Washington State Library, the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library, and the Washington State Archives.
Secretary Wyman is committed to promoting civility and civic engagement, and connecting people with their government. She serves on many state and national boards, enjoys mentoring students, participates in leadership-development organizations, and advocates for preserving and teaching our history and traditions, and the importance of civics education and volunteering in our communities.
A leader of national renown, Secretary Wyman often shares Washington’s award-winning, innovative election administration and cybersecurity practices with organizations across the country. Her office led the successful statewide effort to modernize and secure the state’s election infrastructure and continues to focus on securing elections in 2020 and beyond.
Secretary Wyman graduated from California State University Long Beach and earned her master’s degree in Public Administration from Troy State University. City University of Seattle awarded her an Honorary Doctorate in Leadership in 2015. She received CERA certification from The Election Center and Auburn University in 2004, and has been a Washington State Certified Election Administrator since 1995.
Kim and her husband John came to Washington when he was assigned to the 2nd Ranger Battalion at Fort Lewis after being stationed in Ansbach, Germany. They live in Thurston County and have two adult children.
About the Transportation Club of Seattle
The Transportation Club of Seattle has been at the center of the Seattle area transportation community for over 108 years. Founded in 1910, the club was formed to encourage the study by members of transportation issues; promote closer business relationships, promote the welfare of its membership as well as to sponsor educational programs and discussions pertaining to traffic and transportation matters. The club holds monthly lunch and learn meetings throughout the year, provides an annual golf tournament and supports the Salvation Army through its annual holiday auction. The Transportation Club of Seattle is a member of the Logistics & Transportation Association of North America.
We looking forward to connecting with the community!