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May 7: Public's opportunity to meet and interview San Juan County Manager finalist

Community meetings will take place in Friday Harbor, Lopez Island, and Eastsound so the public can meet and interview the finalist for the County Manager position. The remaining candidates will visit each district on Tuesday, May 7, escorted by County staff.

During these in-person community meetings, the public will have the opportunity to write down questions to be asked in a moderated Q&A. Materials will be provided at the door.

Community Meetings: All meetings on Tuesday, May 7

San Juan Island 

San Juan Island Grange

152 1st St N, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Doors open: 8:30am

Meeting time:  9 to 10 am

Lopez Island 

The Family Resource Center

23 Pear Tree Lane, Lopez Island, WA 98261

Doors open: 10:45am

Meeting time: 11:15-12:15 pm

Orcas Island 

The Orcas Center

917 Mount Baker Rd, Eastsound, WA 98245

Doors open: 2:15pm

Meeting time: 2:45-3:45pm


The selected finalists will be interviewed all day Monday, May 6 by a series of panels comprised of Council members and other elected officials, County staff, and board members from various County committees. The County Council is the ultimate hiring body for the County Manager position.    

Currently, San Juan County’s Health & Community Services Director, Mark Tompkins, is serving as the Interim County Manager and the County’s Parks and Fair Director, Brandon Andrews, is serving as the Interim Assistant County Manager.

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