Local Government Fellow

Kate Joncas

Seattle, WA


Deputy Mayor of Operations, City of Seattle, WA

Mayor Murray named Kate Joncas Deputy Mayor of Operations in June 2014. Previously, Kate had been the President and CEO of the Downtown Seattle Association since 1994. Kate has over 30 years of experience in downtown revitalization in the private, public and nonprofit sectors in communities around the world. KateĀ is the Past Chair of the International Downtown Association. She has been very active in her community, serving on the Seattle Police Foundation, Seafair, Seattle Center Advisory Commission, Interagency Council to End Homelessness, two Police Chief selection panels, Community Police Commission, Seattle Art Museum Advisory Council, Plymouth Housing, Leadership Team for the Cascade Agenda and the Economic Development Commission of Seattle and King County.