SEATTLE — Mayor Ed Murray appointed Fred Kiga as chief of staff on Aug. 10. Kiga will take over from current Chief of Staff Mike Fong on Sept. 5, and serve the remainder of Mayor Murray’s term. He comes to City Hall after five years at Vigor Industrial. Ahead of Kiga’s appointment, King County Executive […]
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December has been a great month for Asian Americans in Seattle. First, Mayor-elect Ed Murray selected three Asian Americans for leadership positions. Then, in a surprising twist of fate, Mia Su-Ling Gregerson was appointed to the state House of Representatives. No one expected that. Murray’s addition of Aaliyah Gupta, Mike Fong, and Hyeok Kim to his […]
By Sue Misao Northwest Asian Weekly Seattle Mayor-elect Ed Murray has announced key staff roles and hires within the Office of the Mayor and named several new City department head appointments.