Vandana Slatter

Community Leader, Biotechnology Professional and Longtime Resident, Vandana Slatter Announces Campaign for Bellevue City Council

Slatter begins campaign with endorsements from State Senator Cyrus Habib, State Rep. Judy Clibborn, and Bellevue Councilmember John Stokes

Bellevue, WA – Dr. Vandana Slatter, a community leader and clinical pharmacist who works in the biotechnology industry, is running for Bellevue City Council. Slatter, who is running for the open seat in position 5, enters the campaign with the support of State Senator Cyrus Habib, State Rep. Judy Clibborn, and Bellevue Councilmember John Stokes.

“I am excited about this opportunity to serve Bellevue residents on City Council,” said Slatter. “I will work hard every day to ensure our city remains a mosaic of livable neighborhoods with excellent schools and vibrant parks, innovative businesses to drive our economy, and transportation that serves us all.

A community leader, Slatter was appointed to the Washington State Board of Pharmacy by Governor Christine Gregoire in 2007, served as a Trustee of the Children’s Institute for Learning Differences and the Overlake Hospital Foundation. Since her previous run for election to City Council in 2013, she completed the first Bellevue Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training with other neighborhood leaders, and worked with organizations that build community through support of urban green spaces and social entrepreneurship.

State Senator Cyrus Habib said, “Bellevue needs smart and effective leaders dedicated to enhancing its position in the highly competitive innovation economy, preserving a high quality of life in all its neighborhoods, and making city government more responsive to residents and businesses alike. I have known Vandana four years, and I can say with confidence that Bellevue is fortunate to have someone with her intellect, generosity, and creativity to lead Bellevue towards an even more prosperous future.”

Vandana graduated from the University of Washington with a Doctorate in Pharmacy and a Masters of Public Administration. She lives with her husband and son in Northeast Bellevue.

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