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- Robyn Denson, District 7
Councilmember District 7
Serving the communities of Gig Harbor and Key Peninsulas, Islands, and parts of North and West Tacoma.
Robyn Denson is the mother of two teenagers, a small business owner and former host of HarborChat on KGHP-FM. Before being elected to represent the 7th District on the Pierce County Council, Robyn was honored to serve as a Gig Harbor City Council member. Prior to that, she served four terms on the City Parks Commission.
Robyn has a heart for community and public service. She is currently the President of the Board for Communities in Schools of Peninsula and serves on the Boards of the Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance and Gig Harbor Land Conservation Fund. She also serves on the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee, the Gig Harbor Veterans Day Committee, Gig Harbor for Racial Justice and the Gig Harbor Key Peninsula Housing & Homeless Coalition. Robyn is a member of the Key Peninsula Business Association and helped found “KP Kids”, a round-table gathering of organizations serving kids and families on the Key Peninsula.
Robyn loves the great outdoors and has a passion for conserving land for generations to enjoy far into the future. She was a founding Board member of Harbor Wildwatch, is a past member of the Pierce County Conservation Futures Advisory Board and she’s excited to be conserving critical habitat and open space for everyone to enjoy through the Gig Harbor Land Conservation Fund.
Professionally, Robyn has been a small business owner and has worked for over 20 years for non-profit organizations (including Community Action Agencies and Habitat for Humanity) partnering with individuals, children and families on their journeys to self-sufficiency and the achievement of healthy and productive lives. Robyn also served as a non-partisan policy analyst for the State House of Representatives Office of Program Research for 5 legislative terms, specializing in Housing Policy.
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10th Floor RM 1046
930 Tacoma Ave. S.
Tacoma, WA 98402
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Tacoma Housing Authority Breaks Ground on Housing Hilltop Affordable Housing ProjectCouncil Chair Ryan Mello (District 4) joined Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D-WA 10th District) and Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA 6th District) at the Housing Hilltop Groundbreaking Ceremony, Friday, Jan. 20. Read on...
2023 Swearing-in CeremonyIn her first newsletter as a councilmember, Councilmember Robyn Denson said, "I’ve been sworn-in, badged, permitted, logged-in, enrolled and oriented. I’m so excited to be up and running to serve the people of District 7 and all of Pierce County!" Read on...
Martin Luther King Jr. CelebrationsOn Tuesday, Jan. 10, the Pierce County Council adopted Resolution R2023-3 in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions to the ideals of equality and justice. Here's some events you can participate in to commemorate his legacy! Read on...
Standing Committees & External Boards
|Community Development Committee||Vice Chair|
|Economic and Infrastructure Development Committee||Member|
|Public Safety Committee||Member|
|Alliance for a Healthy South Sound||Member|
|Executive Board of Crystal Judson Family Justice Center||Member|
|Joint Determining Board||Member|
|Flood Control Zone District Board of Supervisors||Member|
|Pierce County Regional Council||Member|
|Pierce County Reserve Officers Board of Trustees||Alternate|
|Puget Sound Regional Council||Member|
|South Sound Military and Communities Partnership||Alternate|
|South Sound 911 Governing Board||Member|
|Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory Commission||Ex Officio|
|Tacoma-Pierce County Health Board||Alternate|
|Transportation Benefit District||Member|
|West Sound Partners for Ecosystem Recovery||Member|
|Pierce County Council District 7|
10th Floor RM 1046
930 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402