Mayor Profile: Don Gerend

Don Gerend
Family: Married to Susan Gerend, have two grown children; Jennifer who is an Urban Planning professor at Evergreen College, and Jason who is a technical writer at Microsoft.
Residence: Has lived on Pine Lake since 1979.
Education: B.S. in Applied Math and Engineering Physics from the University of Wisconsin; M.S. in Physics from the University of Wisconsin; Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of Washington.
Occupation: Mostly retired but still helping my wife in real estate brokerage, as well as real estate investments.
Interests: I enjoy playing tennis, hiking, biking and reading both non fiction (largely science related) and fiction (mostly science fiction, plus some mystery novels like J.A. Jance, Earl Emerson).
Committees: City Council Utility District Coordination, Eastside Transportation Partnership (ETP), Kokanee Working Group, WRIA 8 - Water Resource Inventory Area