Sharmila Swenson

Sharmila K. Swenson joined Puget Sound Energy in 2014 and is the Manager of Local Government Affairs and Public Policy. Her prior experience includes work in the public and non-profit arenas serving as Relationship Development Officer for Treehouse – a Seattle area education non-profit, National Political Coordinator for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Operations Director for Governor Jay Inslee’s 2012 transition team and as Deputy Chief of Staff for the 1st Congressional District with a focus on Energy, Education, Transportation and Economic Development.

Sharmila is a Seattle native and holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Washington. She also serves on the boards of Treehouse, the Tacoma-Pierce Economic Development Board, Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy and the Eastside Business Alliance. Sharmila currently lives in Des Moines, WA with her husband and son.

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