Meet the Council

  1. Mayor John Hopkins (District 1)

    Mayor John Hopkins (District 1)

    Mayor Hopkins was elected to fill a vacated council seat in November 2011. In 2013 he successfully ran for re-election to continue to represent constituents of District 1, and in January of 2016 was selected to serve as Mayor for 2016 and 2017. His term runs through December 2017.

  2. District 1 - Robin Farris

    District 1 - Robin Farris

    Robin Farris was elected in November 2015 and sworn into office January 2016. Her elected term runs from 2016 to 2019.

  3. District 2 - Heather Shadko

    District 2 - Heather Shadko

    Heather Shadko is serving her first term on the Puyallup city council following her election in November 2013. Her elected term runs from 2014 to 2017.

  4. Deputy Mayor John Palmer (District 2)

    Deputy Mayor John Palmer (District 2)

    John was re-elected to a second term representing District 2 beginning January 1, 2016. He was subsequently chosen by his fellow Council Members to serve as Deputy Mayor for 2016 and 2017. His current term ends on December 31, 2019.

  5. District 3 - Julie Door

    District 3 - Julie Door

    Julie Door was elected in November 2013 and immediately sworn into office to fill a vacated District 3 council seat. Her elected term runs from 2014 to 2017.

  6. District 3 - Tom Swanson

    District 3 - Tom Swanson

    Tom's current term began January 1, 2016.

  7. At Large - Dean Johnson

    At Large - Dean Johnson

    Dean Johnson was elected in 2015 to serve a 4-year term starting January 1, 2016. As the At-Large member of the Council, he represents those in all 3 districts.