Santos Contreras confirmed by Council to serve on Harborview Medical Center Board of Trustees

Former Kirkland City Councilmember has long record of public service

The Metropolitan King County Council today unanimously confirmed the appointment of Santos Contreras to the King County Harborview Medical Center Board of Trustees.  “Santos is a stellar public servant and a sound businessman,” said Council Vice Chair Jane Hague.  “I’m confident he’ll do an excellent job on the Harborview Board.”

Contreras, worked at Boeing as a labor negotiator for nearly 40 years.  He was a member of the Kirkland City Council for 12 years, serving a stint as Deputy Mayor on the Council.

The Harborview Medical Center Board of Trustees is the representative authority of the County, overseeing the provision of health care services to assure that high quality health care is made available to County residents. The Board is composed of 13 members, one member from each Council district and four at-large members. Contreras was nominated for the District 6 position and will serve a partial term which expires on July 31, 2012.

Contreras is founder, coach and consultant at Contreras & Associates.