Speaker Date Topic
Jennifer Kilmer Aug 13, 2020
Votes For Women: 100 Years and Counting
Votes For Women: 100 Years and Counting

2020 marks the centennial of national women’s suffrage in America.  Washington women won the vote 10 years earlier, and led the way for the nation as the tide of suffrage rolled from the West coast to the East. Jennifer Kilmer, Director of the Washington State Historical Society, will share stories about noted suffragists in Washington, as well as the work of the Society to commemorate this important milestone in our nation’s history.

Bruce Dammeier & Larry Seaquist Aug 20, 2020
Candidate Forum - Pierce County Executive
Candidate Forum - Pierce County Executive

Bruce Dammeier 

A Pierce County native, Executive Dammeier attended Curtis High School before going on to graduate with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy and serve eight years as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer. While on active duty, he was deployed on humanitarian relief missions in the United States and across the world. At the conclusion of his military service, he returned to Washington State and became a dedicated community volunteer. Bruce and Lauren, his wife of more than 35 years, live in Puyallup. They have three grown sons.

Larry Seaquist

Enlisting in the Navy, Larry rose to command four warships including battleship USS IOWA. He followed his 32 year Navy career with eight years’ service in the Washington Legislature. Larry and his wife, writer Carla Seaquist, live in Gig Harbor.

Katie Guild and Taylor Webb Aug 27, 2020
Ouor Returning Exchange Students
Ouor Returning Exchange Students
Jonathan Jackson Sep 03, 2020
Palmer Scholars
Palmer Scholars