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East Bellevue Community Council Members

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Position 1 - Steven Kasner (Vice Chair)

Steve has been a member of the East Bellevue Community Council since 2006 and served as chair from 2009 to 2013. Prior to his service on the EBCC he served as a member and chair of the Bellevue’s Parks and Community Services Board. Additionally, his community service has included participation on the South Bellevue Community Center Citizen’s Advisory Committee and the Neighborhood Investment Strategy Citizen’s Advisory Committee. Steve has also served as President of the Classified Employees Association of Bellevue College and as a member of its All College Council. Currently he works for Kelly Education Services as a substitute teacher in private schools in East King County.

Steve is married with two children and has lived in East Bellevue for over 20 years.



Position 2 - Betsi Hummer (Alternate Vice Chair)

Betsi was elected in November 2013. She and her husband Jeffrey have lived in their Sunset Ranch home since 1990, and raised their four children here. Betsi is a Bellevue native. She graduated from Bellevue High School, Seattle University and the University of Puget Sound.

Betsi has been an active member at St. Louise Catholic Church. She is the office administrator for a local business. Betsi previously worked in the retail lumber business for nearly 30 years, and was involved in industry and civic organizations in Renton.



Position 3 - Gerald Hughes

Gerry was appointed on January 3, 2012 to an unexpired term. He has lived in Lake Hills since 1982 and founded a financial advisory firm that was located in downtown Bellevue for 25 years. His civic involvements include facilitator for a self help group under Recovery, Inc., helping those with anxiety and depression issues. He was a member of the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club for 10 years where he served as Treasurer and President of Rotary First Harvest. He has also served as Treasurer and President of the Lake Washington College Foundation. Gerry has a BA in physics, MA in mathematics and a MBA. Before moving to Bellevue he worked as an economist at Weyerhaeuser, computer programmer at Boeing, and a geophysicist at Shell Oil. He has four children and five grandchildren who live in this area.


  Position 4 -  William Capron (Chair)

Bill was appointed June 7, 2011 to an unexpired term.  He has lived in the East Bellevue area since 1969 and has been a business owner in Bellevue since 1981. He currently owns and operates the 76 station at 148th and Main Street. As a business owner he has served on industry commitees and is the former chairman of the Puget Sound NAPA Autocare Centers. Currently Bill holds the position of Chairman of the City of Ocean Shores Airport Commitee where he owns vacation property. Bill is a Sammamish High School Graduate and is happily married with two daughters currently enrolled at Washington State University. He looks forward to serving the community.



Position 5 - Ross Gooding

Ross has lived in East Bellevue with his family for 13 years. They enjoy the parks, community and quality of life that Bellevue offers.  He is a regional director for LPL Financial Services. He has experience as a 48th District precinct committee member. Mr. Gooding has a master's degree in business administration and has served as an Air Force cost analyst, dealing with major financial decisions.


Contact Information

City Clerk's Office
450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Charmaine Arredondo
Phone: 425-452-6466
E-mail: EBCC@bellevuewa.gov

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