Issaquah City Council Position 5
The Eastside Business Alliance is pleased to support Russell Joe’s candidacy for Issaquah City Council.
As a long-term resident and former City Councilmember, Russell understands the issues facing Issaquah and the Greater Eastside.
Russell has dedicated his career to public service and in making a difference for others. During his time on the council, Russell tackled many complicated city issues including land use, transportation, and finances. Russell consistently offered a well-balanced perspective and a reasoned voice for economic growth. With his background as an attorney, a loaned exec for United Way of King County, and as a municipal research attorney for Code Publishing Company, Russell’s grasp of the details of government will be an asset to the council.
In his current role at Republic Services, Russell manages policy, sales, and community relationships in eight different cities. He knows the landscape well and is well-respected by business and government leaders across the region.