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Tom Goff, Chief of Staff

Tom began his public policy career working for the State Senate and now leads the office’s coordination, staffing issues such as Budget, Flood Control District, Labor Relations, Sound Transit, Transportation, Historic Preservation, and overall legislative policy. He also handles community relations for the cities of Black Diamond, Covington, Enumclaw, Kent, and Maple Valley. Tom is a lifelong resident of District 9 and currently lives in unincorporated King County with his family. 

Lisa LaBrache, Legislative Aide

Lisa brings a high level of legislative experience to our office. Born and raised in Washington State, Lisa comes from a family with a strong connection to southeast King County. Her great uncle, George Eipper ran the Black Diamond Bakery from the mid 1920’s through the mid 1960’s. After working in Washington D.C. for Jennifer Dunn from 1993 to 2005, Lisa moved back to Washington State and began working for Councilmember Dunn in 2008.  Lisa handles issues relating to Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services, Parks, Criminal Justice, Department of Permitting, Agricultural, Council Appointments, Environmental, and Adult and Juvenile Detention. Lisa also staff issues concerning the Cities of Newcastle, and Renton. 

Ellen Porter, Legislative Aide

Ellen grew up in the Pacific Northwest and has worked for two members of Congress, Rick White and Jennifer Dunn, before coming to work for Councilmember Dunn in 2009. Ellen handles constituent relations, community relations for unincorporated King County and manages the Councilmember’s schedule. 

Bryn Vander Stoep, Legislative Aide

Bryn serves as a legislative aide and handles communications and outreach for the office. She staffs issues such as Health and Human Services, Courts, Elections, Arts and Culture, Regional Animal Services, Solid Waste, Waste Water, and Public Health. Bryn handles community relations for Bellevue and Unincorporated King County. 

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