Metro managers who #RideTransit

Shared from Employee Transportation Program In observance of Ride Transit Month, the Employee Transportation Program is chatting with four Metro managers about their transit commutes, and sharing any advice they’d like to pass along to new riders. First up is Diane Carlson, who became Metro’s Director of Capital Projects in February. Carlson lives along the…

Michael Jacobson receives national Excellence in Government Leadership Award

Michael Jacobson, Deputy Director of Performance, Strategy and Budget, has been recognized by the Association of Government Accountants with their 2018 Excellence in Government Leadership Award. This nationally recognized award is given to professionals who exemplify and promote excellence in government financial management, outstanding leadership, and innovative management procedures. It recognizes the cumulative achievements of…

Employee Spotlight: Michael Jenkins and GIS on the SoundGuardian

Michael Jenkins is a King County Master GIS Specialist, Developer and Analyst with a focus on enterprise system design, and administration and application development. Michael’s King County GIS Center team manages the King County Geographic Information System, King County’s cooperative, multi-department, enterprise GIS; providing efficient, high-quality GIS leadership, coordination, infrastructure, and services to meet the…

Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Hills named Public Risk Manager of the Year

Congratulations to Jennifer Hills, director of King County’s Office of Risk Management Services! She’s been named Public Risk Manager of the Year by PRIMA, a risk management association for public agencies. Jennifer received the award during PRIMA’s annual conference in Indianapolis. Jennifer has been a King County employee for nearly 20 years and has spearheaded…

Executive Constantine delivers keynote address at KCIT’s annual all-hands

More than 300 of King County’s award-winning technology professionals gathered for KCIT’s Library Day 2018, which was held at Seattle Central Library May 22. Executive Constantine’s Chief Operating Officer Casey Sixkiller opened the event with remarks about the role technology plays in moving King County priorities forward. Chief Information Officer and KCIT Director Tanya Hannah…

Executive Constantine visits KCIT to learn from and thank employees

King County has recently been experiencing a wave of phishing attacks on its data and information systems, so King County Executive Dow Constantine visited the County employees who are working to protect our data to learn more about the attacks and thank them for their efforts. Executive Constantine met with King County Information Technology Operations…