Commissioner Cathy Wolfe's Bio


Commissioner, District One
Chair, Board of County Commissioners

Thurston County Washington
2000 Lakeridge Drive, SW
Building 1, Room 269
Olympia, WA 98502-6045
(360) 357-2470
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Commissioner Staff: Vickie Larkin


Term of Office

Cathy is serving her fourth term in office. Her current term expires in 2016.

Political Affiliation



Cathy has three daughters, Susan, Pam, and Carol, seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Represents the Board of Commissioners on

  • Area Agency on Aging

  • Canvassing Board

  • Cascade Pacific Action Alliance (CPAA)

  • Department of Enterprise Services (DES) Community Officials Roundtable

  • Law Enforcement Officers, Firefighters Disability Board

  • Economic Development Council (EDC)

  • Emergency Food and Shelter Program

  • Finance Committee

  • HOME Consortium

  • Law Library Board

  • Mayors' Forum

  • Pacific Mountain Workforce Consortium - Chair, 2013

  • Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Consortium

  • Shared Legislaive Strategy

  • Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC), Board of Directors

Board of Commissioners' liaison to

  • Thurston Mason Mental Health (RSN)

Community Affiliations

  • Together!

  • United Way of Thurston County


  • United Way of Thurston County, Community Impact Volunteer of the Year, 2007

Other Elective Offices

  • House of Representatives 22nd Legislative District (4 terms)

  • Thurston County Freeholder, 1990