Former Puget Sound Partnership, Snohomish County utility program manager takes over program that safeguards people, environment from hazardous waste
Lynda Ransley, an experienced environmental program manager, brings her background with collaborative groups like the Puget Sound Partnership and regional knowledge from Snohomish County’s surface water utility to her new role as administrator for the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program.
“The program’s strong reputation and impressive track record is testimony to the efforts of its many partners,” said Ransley. “I look forward to supporting our diverse program as we work to protect people and the environment from hazardous waste.”
Ransley has more than 20 years of program management experience in both state and county government settings. For the past four years, she has served as Program Director with the Puget Sound Partnership. She also spent 10 years with Snohomish County as section supervisor with the Surface Water Management Division of the Public Works Department.
Ransley has experience administering boards, regional programs, planning and policy development, coalition building and overseeing staff, budgets and service delivery.
Born and raised in the Northeast, Ransley has a B.S. from Cornell University and an M.S. from the University of Delaware. She has lived in the Seattle area for 25 years, and currently resides in Lake Forest Park with her husband and two children.