Steve Young

 
City Council
Title: Councilman
Phone: 509-521-5220
Email Councilman Young


Address
1808 S Ione St
Kennewick, WA 99337


Biography
Steve Young and his wife Anita along with their three children and six grand-children have lived in the city of Kennewick since 1986. During that time he has worked as a budget and program manager for prime contractors at the Hanford Site.

In 2011 Steve became the Vice President of Mission Support Alliance a company with nearly 2000 employees, where he continues to support DOE in sitewide program integration and budget planning for the Richland Operations Office. Steve attended Tulsa University where he studied Economics.

Service
During his years living in the city of Kennewick Steve has served as Chairman of the Planning Commission, where he focused on promoting economic development and controlled growth and Chairman of the Civil Service Commission to ensure the highest level of safety for the city's citizens.

Additionally, Steve served on the Kennewick Public Facilities District as one of seven original Board members and was assigned by the Kennewick City Council with responsibility for overseeing the design and construction of the Three Rivers Convention Center and construction of the Tri-Cities Business and Visitor Center.

Council Appointment
In December 2008 Steve was appointed to the Kennewick City Council to replace Mayor Jim Beaver who was elected as a Benton County Commissioner in that same year. In 2009, the City Council elected Steve as Mayor where he continues to serve Kennewick as the second longest serving Mayor in the long history of the city.

Committees & Boards
Steve currently serves as the Chairman of the Council Budget and Administration Committee, TRIDEC Executive Board, U.S. Manhattan Project Park Advisory Committee, Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau, Regional Public Facilities District, Joint City of Kennewick, Port of Kennewick, Benton County and Trios Board, Coliseum Joint Advisory Committee, Fireman's Pension Board, LEOFF Disability Board, Vice Chairman of the Hanford Communities, Vice Chairman of Energy Communities Alliance, and National Association of Mayors. In 2011 Steve was appointed by Governor Christine Gregoire to the State Council on Aging representing the Association of Washington Cities.


 

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