January 07, 2014
County Commissioners Office
The Spokane County Board of Commissioners has unanimously elected Al French (District 3) to be the 2014 Chair and Todd Mielke (District 1) as Vice Chair.
Prior to being elected to the Spokane City Council in 2002 and the Board of County Commissioners in 2010, Al French served on numerous boards and commissions throughout the region (Downtown Spokane Partnership, County Growth Management Act Steering Committee, and Spokane Transit Authority). With more than 35-years’ experience as a successful businessman, architect, investment consultant, and developer French has both attracted and assisted new businesses in the region and continues to use that experience as a County Commissioner.
Commissioner Todd Mielke has a diverse professional background, first owning an excavation business in Spokane and later a government affairs consulting firm. Mielke also served in the Washington State House of Representatives beginning in1990 and is currently the immediate Past-President of the Washington State Association of Counties. Mielke also serves on the WSAC Legislative Steering Committee and is an officer with the National Association of County Officials.
For more information, contact Public Information and Communications Manager Martha Lou Wheatley-Billeter at (509) 477-7195 or (509) 263-9385.
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