Commissioner Sandra Romero's Bio


Commissioner, District Two
Chair, Board of Health

Thurston County Washington
2000 Lakeridge Drive, SW
Building 1, Room 269
Olympia, WA 98502-6045
(360) 786-5440
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Commissioner Staff: Rebecca Pilcher
(360) 786-5747

Commissioner Romero's Coffee Chats

Join Commissioner Romero and her guest, Environmental Health Educator Jane Mountjoy-Venning, for this month's Coffee Chat!

Commissioner Romero's County Newsletter

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Term of Office

Sandra is serving her second term of office as Thurston County Commissioner, District 2. Her current term expires in 2016.

Political Affiliation



Sandra is married to Fred Romero. They have two grown children and two grandchildren, all living in Thurston County. She is a graduate of The Evergreen State College.

Other Elective Offices

  • 12-year member of the Washington State House of Representatives serving Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater and parts of Thurston County

  • Olympia City Council member

  • Granite Falls School Board member

Represents the Board of Commissioners on:

  • Animal Services

  • Joint Base Lewis McChord Elected Officials Council

  • LOTT

  • Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA)

  • Nisqually River Council

  • Nisqually Watershed Planning Unit

  • Puget Sound Partnership Salmon Recovery Council

  • Solid Waste Advisory Council (SWAC)

  • TCCY (Thurston County Children and Youth) - Chair

  • Thurston Regional Planning Council   

  • Washington Counties Risk Pool

  • Washington State Building Code Council

  • Washington State Voluntary Stewardship Program


  • SafePlace, former Board of Directors

  • SafePlace Capital Campaign Committee

  • Behavioral Health Resources, former Board of Directors

  • Futurewise, former Board of Directors

  • Responsible Choices Washington

  • Thurston County League of Women Voters