Meet the Planning Commission

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COMMISSIONER Suzanne Davis

Suzanne Davis was appointed to the Planning Commission in April 2018.  She is the Director of Community Outreach at Third Place Design Co-operative, a full-service Architecture, Interiors and Landscape Architecture Firm.  For over 10 years, she has worked on various sustainable design, affordable housing and mixed-use projects throughout the region, including Shoreline, that have successfully adhered to rigorous planning, land-use and zoning standards.  Suzanne is a LEED Accredited Professional.

 

Suzanne lives in the Hillwood Neighborhood. She cares deeply about and takes pride in the Shoreline Community, the City where she and her husband were raised and have chosen to raise their daughter.

 

Suzanne's first term will end in 2020.

Commissioner Easton Craft

Easton Craft was appointed to the Planning Commission in March of 2012. He grew up in a small town on the North Shore of Massachusetts and in the mountains of upstate New York where he developed a great love of nature and the outdoors. He graduated from Emerson College and is currently Senior Real Estate Manager for The Boeing Company.

 

Easton and his wife moved to the Hillwood neighborhood in 2004.

 

Easton's second term on the Planning Commission will expire in 2020.

COMMISSIONER Jack Malek

Jack Malek was appointed to the Planning Commission in April 2014. Jack, his wife Nancy, and son Sam are 13 year residents of Richmond Beach. He is a Realtor with the Windermere Shoreline office and was formerly a Physician’s Assistant. He grew up in the southwest and attended graduate school on the east coast. He climbed Mount Rainier in 1995 and fell in love with Washington. Jack has served six years on the Richmond Beach Community Association's Board, is past President of the Council of Neighborhoods, and serves on the Windermere Standards of Practice Board.

 

 Jack's second term on the Planning Commission will expire in 2022. 

COMMISSIONER DAVID MAUL

David Maul was appointed to the Planning Commission in April of 2012. He was born and raised in Oregon. In 1985, he received a Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Oregon and then moved to the Seattle area. He went to work for William Rutledge & Associates that fall and became a partner in 1991.

 

Since relocating to the Puget Sound, David has lived in Burien, Kent, Bellevue, Woodinville and Lake Forest Park and moved to Shoreline in 2006. He has two adult children who attended Shorewood High School.

 

David spent much of his high school years back packing, skiing and fishing in the Oregon Cascade Mountains. He continues to enjoy skiing but also likes to play golf, racquetball and ride his bike on the great trail systems around the area.

 

David has been involved with the American Institute of Architects on what used to be the Home of the Month Committee for 5 years and served as Chair for two years. He is looking forward to his work on the Planning Commission and being involved in forming Shoreline’s future.

 

David’s second term on the Planning Commission will expire in 2020.

Chair WILLIAM MONTERO

William (Bill) Montero was born in Washington D.C and raised in Seattle. He graduated from North Seattle Community College and the University of Washington and went on to work as a Computer Programmer and Teacher. He is past President and COO of the Tube Art Group, a large-scale electrical sign contractor with offices in Yakima, Seattle, Bellevue, Auburn and Portland. Bill also owns and manages several commercial properties in Washington and Oregon.  Prior to that he served as a linguist and Cryptographer for the NSA and the U.S. Navy.

 

Over the years Bill has served on many boards and committees including the Cascade Bicycle Club, Seattle Rotary Boys and Girls Club, Council of Neighborhoods, Shoreline Parks Trail Committee, Shoreline Economic Development Council, NW Sign Council and World Sign Association. Residing in the Hillwood neighborhood with his wife, Robin, he enjoys reading, running, cycling and racquetball.

 

Bill's second term on the Planning Commission will expire in 2020.


COMMISSIONER Mei-shiou Lin

Mei-shiou Lin was appointed to the Planning Commission in April, 2018. She was born and raised in Taiwan, and came to the United State for her graduate education in landscape architecture. She has been practicing in the field ever since. Currently Mei-shiou is employed by the Washington State Department of Transportation. She is fortunate to have lived and worked on Taiwan, China, and the United States in both large cities and rural communities. She is constantly intrigued by the great influences that the natural and man-made environments have on people’s happiness and daily lives.

 

Mei-shiou and her family have lived in the Richmond Highland area since 1997. She believes active involvement builds strong communities. She is excited to bring her expertise to serve the community in which she lives, and to help promote a future where all will experience the benefits of responsible land planning and healthy growth.

 

Mei-shiou enjoys hiking, gardening and a table of good food. Her interests in soil and water stewardship lead her to work with the Tilth Alliance in many urban farm building and wetland restorations.

 

Mei-shiou's first term will end in 2022. 

 

vice chair Laura Mork

 

Laura Mork was appointed to the Planning Commission in September of 2014.  She was born long enough ago that there was a hospital at Northgate Mall, in Seattle, but has moved all over the country. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington, has worked in various industries with a focus on Facilities Management, Energy Conservation, and Environmental Compliance.

 

She has lived in the Hillwood neighborhood of Shoreline since 1996. Her two children graduated from the Shoreline School District.

 

Laura and her husband enjoy hiking in our beautiful Pacific NW, and walking about in our parks and neighborhoods.  She believes in the importance of community, and is currently a Ronald Wastewater Commissioner and has served on various local boards; a youth symphony, PTA, and in a home owners association in Whatcom county. She was a loaned campaign executive for United Way.  She loves to read, and tries to garden.

 

Laura's second term on the Planning Commission will expire in 2022.