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Developing and recognizing Administrative Professionals


King County administrative professionals are a large part of King County government’s workforce. Administrative professionals support and provide direct services to internal customers as well as the general public and are valuable contributors to the success of every department.

King County leadership is committed to assisting administrative professionals with career development opportunities.

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The Administrative Professionals Advisory Committee was created to identify career development needs and resources for administrative professionals countywide through focus groups and other outreach methods. Administrative professionals, human resources, labor, and union representatives comprise the committee while Whitney Abrams, Chief People Officer, sponsors the group.

Sponsor: Whitney Abrams, Chief People Officer

Sponsor: Lili Stansberry, Career Support Services


Through a partnership with the Washington Library System, Career Support Services and the Administrative Professionals Committee now offer employees the opportunity to connect with the King County Library and Seattle Public Library for MOS and MTA certification exams, as well as online study guides. Employees can earn their Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications from home at no cost, as well as access study guides and practice tests to help earn the certification. As a reminder, employees may also use the online learning website at no cost with their library card.

If you have any questions about the certifications, please contact the King County Library at or the Seattle Public Library at For additional questions, please email