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Shawn D. Myers, Thurston County Treasurer

Shawn Myers was appointed Thurston County Treasurer on May 11, 2010 by the Thurston County Commissioners and then was elected by the voters in November 2010 and re-elected for a second four year term in 2014.

Shawn is not new to the Treasurer’s Office. She began her public service career in 1986 for Thurston County Treasurer Harris Hunter and spent 19 years working in virtually every aspect of the Treasurer’s Office. She served her last 5 years, from 2000-2005, as Chief Deputy Treasurer responsible for managing the cash and investments for the County and junior taxing districts, as well as managing office staff. She left in 2005 to become the Controller/Vice President for a community bank and in 2008 accepted a position with the Washington State Treasurer’s Office as Cash Flow Manager. Shawn has 12 years of financial institution experience and 27 years in Gov't Treasury Management. Shawn serves as the Chair for the County's Finance Committee, Internal Audit Committee and Financial Management Committee.

Shawn also serves as:

  • Legislative Chair for the Washington State Association of County Treasurers
  • Advisory Committee member of the Washington State Treasurer's Local Gov't Investment Pool
  • Member of the Washington Association of County Officials Legislative Committee
  • Treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Olympia