Deputy Mayor Shari Winstead

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Shari Winstead

Shari Winstead was elected to the Shoreline City Council in 2009 and 2013 and served as Mayor from 2014 to 2015. She was elected as Deputy Mayor in 2015. Her term expires December 31, 2017.


Shari has lived in Shoreline since 1992 and has served the community in many ways over the past 22 years.

Shari's son and daughter-in-law graduated from Shorewood High School in 2005 and her step-daughter graduated in 2014. Her son is a firefighter for the City of Renton. Her husband, Stan Hansen, is a lifelong Shoreline resident and a commercial fisherman.

Shari works full time for a corporate law firm in Seattle. Community involvement has always been a priority and a pleasure for Shari. She has held leadership positions in many community organizations including serving on the boards of Richmond Little League, the Echo Lake Neighborhood Association and the Partnership for Youth Justice. She was also a founding board member of ShoreDog.

Prior to being elected to the Council, Shari served the City on many advisory committees. She co-chaired the successful 2006 Parks, Open Space and Trails Bond Vote Yes! Committee and then served as a member of Shoreline’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Board.

Shari also currently sits on regional and national boards. She is a member of the King County Board of Health and the National League of Cities Human Development Committee.

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