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City Council

City Council members are elected by Walla Walla city voters for four year terms. Members do not have separate wards, but represent all the citizens. Among the Council members, they elect the Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem for a two year term.

The Council is the legislative governing body for the City. They set policies, adopt ordinances and the annual budget, levy taxes, approve contracts and appoint city advisory boards, commissions and committees and the City Manager and City Attorney.

Jerry Cummins, Mayor

Jerry WebsiteElected 11/1991 

Current Term Expires 12/31/2015

Retired School Instructor and Administrator

Liaison or voting member to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Borleske Stadium Association; Downtown Development Association; Good Roads Transportation Association; LEOFF 1 Disability Board; Metropolitan Planning Organization (alternate); Valley Transit Board; VA Medical Center Task Force; Volunteer Firemen's Board; Walla Walla County Emergency Management Board; Housing Authority; and Legislative Committee.

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Chris Plucker, Mayor Pro Tem

Chris WebsiteElected 11/2011 

Current Term Expires 12/31/2015

Teacher at Pioneer Middle School

Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Finance Committee (Chair); Boards & Commissions Committee; Legislative Committee;  Historic Preservation Commission;  Parks, Recreation & Urban Forestry Advisory Board; Valley Transit Board; and Walla Walla Joint Community Development Agency Board; and Walla Walla Valley Pioneer & Historical Society.

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Jim Barrow, Council Member

Jim WebsiteElected 11/2007
Current Term Expires 12/31/2017

Retired USAF Attorney and County Administrator

Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Blue Mountain Action Council; Infrastructure Improvement Committee; Downtown Walla Walla Foundation; Lodging Tax Advisory Committee; Water Management Board;  Walla Walla County Emergency Management Board (alternate); Blue Mountain Humane Society; Hotel & Motel Commission; Finance Committee; and Legislative Committee.

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Barbara Clark, Council Member

2012-Council-Barbara-ClarkElected 11/1997 

Current Term Expires 12/31/2015

Mediator

Liaison and voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee; Civil Service Commission; CDBG Consolidated Plan Advisory Group; Sustainability Committee; Borleske Stadium Association; Fireman's Pension; LEOFF Board; and Volunteer Firemen's Board. 

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Mary Lou Jenkins, Council Member 

Mary Lou WebsiteElected 11/2011 

Current Term Expires 12/31/2015 

Blue Mountain Action Council

Liaison to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Boards and Commissions Committee (Chair); Center at the Park Board; Sasayama Sister City Affiliation; and Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC). 

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Dick Morgan, Council Member

Elected 11/2013 Dick Website

Current Term Expires 12/31/201

Retired

Vice President of the Transportation Benefit District 

Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Boards and Commissions Committee; Finance Committee; Hearings Examiner; Tourism Walla Walla; Valley Transit; and Criminal Justice Committee. 

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Allen Pomraning, Council Member

Elected 11/2013 Allen Website
Current Term Expires 12/31/2017 

Retired

President of the Transportation Benefit District

Liaison or voting representative to the following Board/Commission/Committees: Public Library; Planning Commission; Water & Wastewater Advisory Committee; Good Roads Transportation Association (alternate); and Metropolitan Planning Organization.

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