Yakima City Council will welcome three new faces

Yakima Council Swap

YAKIMA, Wash. - The Yakima City Council will have three new faces taking over, with representatives of district 2, 4 and 6 deciding not to run again. 

Although they have little political experience, they all value public service.

Kay Funk is replacing Bill Lover, who has held the seat for over a decade. 

This is not her first time serving the community, she spent 34-years as a family medicine doctor across the valley. 

Representing district two will be Jason White, replacing Avina Gutiérrez.

The Army veteran grew up in southeast Yakima and is honed in on public safety.

In district six, Brad Hill a U.S. Marine Corps veteran will take over for Maureen Adkison.

All three ready to get to work.

"To be able to do something that's going to change a neighborhood that’s exciting,” said Kay Funk. 

All three will all be sworn in sometime in December and will start their 4-year term on January 1st. 

More News Headlines

KAPP-KVEW Local News

This Week's Circulars