|Mayor of Tacoma, Washington|
January 5, 2010
|Born||1962 (age 54–55)
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.
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. Mayor 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.
- Governing Institute, 2015 "Women in Government Leadership Program" honoree
- "Tacoma Board of Ethics says mayor violated code"
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