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Mayor Erickson's Biography

I was born in Seattle in 1954 and raised on Lake Meridian in Kent. My father was employed as an Engineer for Boeing for 35 years, as well as an ordained Episcopal Deacon. My mother taught art and stayed home to raise me and my 3 siblings. I put myself through college and graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Economics in 1979.

My husband Jerry and I have 2 children, Caty and Jobe (both teenagers). Our farm on Noll Road has been in the Erickson family for over 50 years. Jerry graduated from North Kitsap in 1970 and works as an Ironworker for Sellen Construction. There is great picture of his mother Barbara in the diner on Viking, cooking back in the 1950s. Jerry's dad used to shoe horses all over Kitsap County.

I have worked as a business manager and an accountant for over 30 years. My areas of expertise are finance and computer science.

I am a voracious reader, I am fascinated by numbers, and I love to cook, play in the garden and take long walks. One of my favorite things is to put on my IPOD and just walk around the streets of Poulsbo. We are blessed to live in a wonderful place.



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