|Mayor of Tacoma|
January 5, 2010
Seoul, South Korea
|Alma mater||Clark Atlanta University (M.B.A.)
University of Washington (B.A.)
Strickland has worked as a marketing manager for Starbucks and as an officer in the Tacoma Public Library System. She is a graduate of the University of Washington and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Clark-Atlanta University.
She was elected in 2008 for the Tacoma City Council.
Ethics violation investigation
In May 2010 the Tacoma Board of Ethics sanctioned Mayor Marilyn Strickland for accepting frequent flyer miles from a local businessman for an official trip to Asia. May Strickland accepted the sanction and returned the value of the frequent flyer miles to the businessman.
- City of Tacoma Accessed 25 October 2012
- The Melon Interview with Marylin Strickland Accessed 6. March 2010.
- "Tacoma Board of Ethics says mayor violated code"
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