Press Release

Announcing a Transition in Our Leadership

After eleven years at the helm of Seattle CityClub, Executive Director Diane Douglas is departing the organization on November 1. Under her leadership, our budget and staff doubled and our audience grew to include over one million annual participants. Diane provided strategic vision to diversify our program portfolio, adding monthly…...

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Seattle CityClub Adds Two Distinguished Board Members

We are thrilled to announce the addition of former White House Press Secretary¬†Scott McClellan and The Sorensen Group Principal Gretchen Sorensen to Seattle CityClub’s Board of Governors. Scott McClellan served as White House Press Secretary from 2003 to 2006. Before being named press secretary, he served as the principal deputy…...

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News: Washington State Senate Candidates Dhingra and Englund to Meet in Luncheon Debate

Seattle, WA, August 24, 2017 – Seattle CityClub and KIRO 7 will present a luncheon debate between Washington 45th legislative district candidates Manka Dhingra and Jinyoung Lee Englund on October 10, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.) at Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond. The debate will…...

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News: Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon Meet in Live Broadcast Debate

Seattle, WA, August 15, 2017 – Seattle CityClub, KING 5, KUOW and GeekWire will present a 2017 Seattle mayoral debate between candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon on October 24, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m (doors open at 5:45 p.m.) at Starbucks Support Center. Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon are…...

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News: Seattle CityClub Welcomes New Board Members

Amy Barnes Amy Barnes has worked in Pacific Northwest and Alaskan political and public affairs for over 20 years. She began her career working in Washington, DC for U.S. Senator Frank Murkowski. In 1997, she moved to Seattle and co-founded a fundraising and event management firm that eventually became Fundraising…...

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Press Release: Civic Health Index Finds Seattle Leads the Way in Civic Engagement

Seattle, WA, May 9, 2017 – The 2017 Greater Seattle Civic Health Index is scheduled for public release May 23 by Seattle CityClub. In collaboration with the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), the 2017 report ranks 51 American cities across 26 categories measuring civic engagement and the health of their…...

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