Mayor Pro Tem Steve Worthington

Elected Experience: First term University Place City Council 2014-2017, Spokane County Board of Freeholders, Vice-Chair, 1994-1996
Professional experience: Extensive city management, economic development experience and business management know-how. 25 years of success working effectively in local government, former City Manager for Fife, WA. Managing partner for two Spokane restaurants before entering public service. Executive consultant for local government management.
Education: Master of Public Administration, Eastern Washington University, Bachelor of Arts - Speech Communication, University of Washington, Diploma Sammamish High School, Bellevue, WA.
Community Service: Rotary Club, 20+ years, (Past-President Fife-Milton), Economic Development Board Tacoma/Pierce County Trustee, Rainier Communications Commissioner, Rainier Media Center Board, Forever Green Strategic Initiative (Chair), Puyallup River Executive Task Force, Tacoma Dragon Boat Association, Industrial Revenue Board, Spokane (Vice-Chair), Fife Chamber of Commerce Board, Cheney Chamber of Commerce Board.
Born in: Seattle, WA
Family: Selected University Place as home in 1999, married Jill Partridge in 1976, blessed with two sons John and Benjamin Worthington, both graduates from Curtis High School.
Personal Interests: Cooking, ballroom dance, culinary gardening, visiting and exploring distinctive cities across the U.S. and around the globe.