Ryika Hooshangi

Ryika Hooshangi

Board Position 2

  • Board President
  • Term Expires: 12/31/2025

Contact Information

Ryika Hooshangi has a bachelor’s degree in political science from George Washington University and a law degree from Catholic University. She was a U.S. government attorney and diplomat for the Department of State for more than 10 years, and served as a fellow at the Brooking Institution in the U.S. Senate and the Senate Finance Committee.

"I'm honored to have this opportunity to serve our community and look forward to joining the conversation about the significant and vital work of Sammamish Plateau Water. I hope to engage residents in the conversation and continue to maintain the integrity and safety of our water."

Current Commissioner Assignments

  • City of Sammamish Liaison
  • City of Issaquah Liaison
  • Sammamish Chamber of Commerce Liaison
  • Issaquah Chamber of Commerce Liaison
  • Cascade Water Alliance: Alternate Member
    (Public Affairs, Resource Management, and Finance and Management)
  • Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed (WRIA 8) Partners
  • Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts: Alternate Member
  • Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts Individual Committees:
    (Government Relations, Emergency Preparedness, and Technology)
  • East King County Regional Water Association