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Governor appoints Kiessling to state's Council on Aging


December 12, 2019

Former Pullman Mayor Karen Kiessling has been appointed to the Washington State Council on Aging by Governor Jay Inslee.

Kiessling served as Pullman's mayor from the 1976 to 1980.

The council advises the governor and state agencies on the needs of seniors in the state and works to achieve funding for those services.

The appointment began Oct. 21 and will expire Sept. 15, 2022.

Kiessling has also served on numerous blue ribbon panels, boards, committees and commissions for four Washington governors.

“I believe it is important for the citizens of rural Eastern Washington to be represente...

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