I am excited to be a part of the King County Women’s Advisory Board and look forward to bringing my background, personal experiences, and career experience to the table
StoryThe Metropolitan King County Council will consider the appointment of Adrian Medved, a resident of the unincorporated community of Hobart, to the King County Women’s Advisory Board. Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn, who represents Hobart on the Council, nominated Medved for the appointment.
“I am happy to nominate Adrian to the Women’s Advisory Board,” said Dunn. “Her career and volunteer experience, local roots, and knowledge of rural communities in King County will bring a fresh perspective to the board.”
Medved is a lifetime resident of Washington State, born and raised in Pierce County. She currently resides in unincorporated King County where she has lived since 1974. After high school, Medved worked for the King County Parks and Recreation Department, as a lifeguard at Steel and Angle Lakes during the summer months while attending the University of Washington, Edmonds Community College, and Bellevue Community College. Before her retirement, Medved was a buyer in the Lawn and Garden Department for Costco Wholesale, where she worked for 25 years.
“I am excited to be a part of the King County Women’s Advisory Board and look forward to bringing my background, personal experiences, and career experience to the table,” Medved said. “Thank you to Councilmember Dunn for the nomination.”
As a volunteer Medved’s has participated in a range of community causes. Her background includes 10 years as a 4-H horse leader, serving local and statewide elections by assisting at voting locations, and volunteering with Issaquah’s Juvenile Court Diversion program. Medved’s pastimes include horseback riding and hiking. She serves as an active member of the Back Country Horsemen of Washington, Tahoma Chapter.
The King County Women’s Advisory Board was established in 1978. Comprised of 15 individuals nominated by the King County Executive and members of the County Council, the board makes recommendations to the King County Executive and the King County Council to ensure the needs, rights and well-being of women are taken into account by county government.
Medved’s nomination was introduced at the Council’s October 10th meeting. The nomination was assigned to the Council’s Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee for discussion and possible action.