Councilmember Strom Peterson has long been a champion for our neighbors and quality of life. He has served as a part-time legislator in the State House of Representatives since 2015, and prior to that as an Edmonds City Councilmember. Dedicated to serving with integrity and leading through collaboration, Strom has consistently brought community leaders together on issues of safety, environmental protection, housing, and health to get things done for us.
Active in the community, Strom also serves on the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) Board and has been proud to work with diverse organizations in the community including the Edmonds Center for the Arts, Edmonds Community College, Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Board, and the Veterans Plaza Committee.
Strom grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and received his B.A. in English from the University of New Mexico. He and his wife, Maria, settled in Edmonds in 2001, and founded three successful small businesses in Edmonds. Strom’s grandfather served more than ten years as a County Council member in Colorado, and his parents served on numerous political groups and committees in New Mexico. Strom and Maria are active members of the Edmonds community and live in the Seaview neighborhood of Edmonds with their beloved Bitzer, Lulu.