Politics & Government

Farewell party set for Commissioner Sandra Romero

Staff file, 2015: Thurston County Commissioner Sandra Romero listens to comments at the commission’s budget hearing on Dec. 7, 2015. A farewell party that’s open to the community in honor of Romero will be held on Dec. 2.
Staff file, 2015: Thurston County Commissioner Sandra Romero listens to comments at the commission’s budget hearing on Dec. 7, 2015. A farewell party that’s open to the community in honor of Romero will be held on Dec. 2. Staff photographer

A farewell celebration for retiring Thurston County Commissioner Sandra Romero will be from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in Room 280, Building 1, at the Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia. The event is open to the public.

Romero, a Democrat, has served on the three-member Board of County Commissioners since 2009. She previously served 12 years in the state House of Representatives and is a former member of the Olympia City Council.

Retired Sheriff Gary Edwards was recently elected to replace Romero in the District No. 2 seat, which represents Yelm, Lacey and the eastern portion of Thurston County.

Refreshments will be provided at the reception.

For more information, contact Becca Pilcher at 360-786-5747 or pilcher@co.thurston.wa.us.

Lisa Pemberton: 360-754-5433, @Lisa_Pemberton

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