Mayor Jill Guernsey

(253) 853-7611

(253) 851-8136 fax

Term ends: December 2017


Education: Bachelor's Degree, University of California, Irvine; J.D., Loyola University School of Law, Los Angeles.

Occupation: Attorney, Civil Division, Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.

Professional Qualifications: Member, Board of Trustees, American Inns of Court; Past-President of the Hon. Robert J. Bryan American Inns of Court, Ch. XXV; Past-Chair of the Environmental and Land Use Section of the Washington State Bar Association.

Personal Information: My husband, Corbett Platt, and I have two grown sons, Colin and Andy, who attended (and graduated from) Discovery Elementary School, Goodman Middle School, and Gig Harbor High School.  We have lived in our home overlooking the Harbor for 28 years.

Community Involvement: Gig Harbor City Council - 2012 to 2013, Gig Harbor Planning Commission - 2005 to 2011; Peninsula School District Board of Directors - 2000 to 2010, Gig Harbor Downtown Waterfront Alliance Board of Directors - 2013, Tacoma-Pierce County Economic Development Board of Directors - 2013.