Background 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 Government Liaison
City of Issaquah Government Liaison
Sammamish Chamber of Commerce*
Issaquah Chamber of Commerce*
King County Regional Water Quality Committee: WASWD Representative
King County Wastewater Treatment Division Government Liaison
Cascade Water Alliance: Alternate Member
Cascade Water Alliance Committees: (Public Affairs, and Resource Management)
Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed (WRIA 8) Partners*
Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts (WASWD): (Board of Directors* and Section IV* meetings, Government Relations, Emergency Preparedness, Technology Interest* committees)