Councilmember Christie Malchow Resigns from City Council

Release Date: June 15, 2022
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On June 8, 2022, Councilmember Christie Malchow announced her resignation from the Sammamish City Council to spend more time with her family, effective June 12, 2022. Councilmember Malchow was serving as mayor at the time of her resignation.

During the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening, City Council and members of the public recognized Councilmember Malchow for her passion, commitment, and years of service to the community. Councilmember Malchow was first elected by voters in 2015, serving a four-year term, and was re-elected in 2019 to a second four-year term. During her tenure, Council appointed her to one term as deputy mayor in 2017 and two terms as mayor, in 2018-2019 and again in 2022-2023. 

In addition to her substantial involvement at the local level, Councilmember Malchow represented Sammamish on several regional committees, including:

  • Sound Cities Association (SCA) Public Issues Committee
  • SCA Board of Directors
  • SCA Domestic Violence Regional Task Force
  • Eastside Fire & Rescue Board
  • Regional Transit Committee
  • Kokanee Working Group
  • Salmon Recovery Council – WRIA 8
  • Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) Executive Board

The City of Sammamish would like to thank Councilmember Malchow for her years of dedicated service to the community.

City Council Vacancy Process 

Applications for the vacant Council position will be accepted until June 29, 2022. Please click here to learn more about the position and how to apply.