Sound Transit honors Councilman Fred Butler
January 3, 2012
Sound Transit board members elected Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy as chairman and honored the outgoing vice chairman, Issaquah Councilman Fred Butler, in a Dec. 15 decision.
Butler and Lakewood Councilwoman Claudia Thomas served as vice chairpersons during the most recent term.
The board elected Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, the outgoing chairman, and longtime board member Julia Patterson, a King County councilwoman, as vice chairpersons.
Butler, a 12-year councilman, is a respected expert on transit and transportation in the Puget Sound region.