Valerie O'Halloran

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Valerie O'Halloran
Renton City Council Position No. 3
Renton, WA 98057

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Chair: Finance Committee
Vice-Chair: Community Services Committee
Member: Utilities Committee

Photo of Valerie O'HalloranValerie has been a resident of Renton since 1996.  She and her husband, Michael, live in the Heather Downs neighborhood of the Renton Highlands.

The child of an  Air Force family, Valerie was born in Germany and lived in Turkey and Japan before her family permanently relocated to the United States when she was ten years old.  This global perspective and early experience gave her a deep appreciation for cultural diversity, a cornerstone of her desire to seek public office.

Over the course of her 30-year business career, Valerie held positions of increasing responsibility in the fields of accounting, financial analysis, systems and process improvement.  Prior to her recent retirement, Valerie was a Senior Finance Systems Analyst for a major medical device manufacturer in the region.

Valerie and Mike O'Halloran






Valerie and Michael O'Halloran

Valerie recently complete nine years serving on the Board of Directors of the Renton Regional Community Foundation, including responsibility as Secretary of the Executive Committee.  While at the Foundation, Valerie participated on the Finance Committee, the Nominating Committee, chaired the Strategic Growth sub-committee and helped to identify, recruit and hire a new Executive Director.

An active participant in our community for over 20 years, Valerie has enjoyed volunteering on shoreline cleanups, Arbor Day plantings, neighborhood picnics, Rubber Ducky races, Rotary third grade dictionary distributions and many other causes and activities.  She serves on the Sunset Multi-service and Career Development Center's Citizen Advisory Committee and is the former Vice President of the Renton Sailing Center.  Valerie is driven by a desire to serve our community.  She is known as a collaborative problem-solver who brings people together to get things done, ensuring that those most impacted by decisions have a voice at the table.  She looks forward to representing all citizens and working toward a shared vision for Renton.

In her free time, Valerie enjoys cooking, reading, beach-walking and crossword puzzles.

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