Kate Reardon Resigns as Everett Public Information Director

June 18, 2013

Everett, Everett Government

Kate ReardonSaying she’s moving to a new opportunity Kate Reardon today announced her resignation as Public Information Director for the City of Everett. Here’s the Press Release she issued about herself…

After serving as the City’s Public Information Director for more than a decade, Kate Reardon is stepping down.

“Kate has been a valued member of my administration and an asset to the City of Everett,” Mayor Ray Stephanson said. “She has played an integral role in providing our residents with improved access to timely, important information about the city’s business and has ably served as my representative working to carry out our goals of building a stronger, more inclusive community. I thank her for her dedication and service to the citizens of Everett and wish her much success in her future endeavor. She will be missed.”

Kate’s accomplishments during her work at the city include:

Leading the effort to welcome home the USS Abraham Lincoln back home in 2003 ~ which was the first warship in the country to return home from battle.

Transitioning the city’s communications into the 21st Century using multiple modes of communication to get messages to the public including social media

Streamlining the city’s public relations materials through a comprehensive editing and review process

Re-developing the City’s website

Implementing the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations working alongside the County, YMCA of Snohomish County, United Way and the Everett Public Schools

Served as the City representative to SnoGold, the County’s coordination team to prepare for the Olympics in Vancouver, BC

Served as the City’s coordinator for Everett’s Healthy Communities project partnering with more than 100 organizations and individuals, including the Snohomish Health District.

Creating the Mayor’s Youth Council and Diversity Board

Planning dedications and opening events for new city buildings and projects

Developing solid community and media relations and improving public access to information via the City’s government television channel, website and social media efforts, among others.


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