District 3 - Julie Door
Julie Door was elected in November 2013 and immediately sworn into office to fill a vacated District 3 council seat. She was re-elected in 2017 and served as Mayor for 2020 and 2021. In 2021, she was re-elected for her third term, from 2022-2025.
Julie is a lifelong resident of Puyallup who graduated from Rogers High School. She and her husband, Frank, are proud to be actively involved in the city. They own and operate Willows Chiropractic Clinic & Therapeutic Massage in Puyallup. Their two children, Brianna and TJ, both graduated from Emerald Ridge High School and now attend Pierce College. Julie graduated from Ashmead School of Massage with honors and Life Chiropractic College as a Certified Chiropractic Assistant. Her professional experience also includes a background in office management and finance.
Service to the Community
Julie believes strongly in community service and has actively worked to improve community safety, schools, and quality of life in Puyallup. She is a member of the Puyallup Kiwanis and founded the #LoveMyPuyallup campaign that focuses on building community. She actively supports St. Francis House, Puyallup Activity Center, the Daffodil Festival and Communities in Schools. Her past community service included serving as a Board Member of the Puyallup Kiwanis Foundation, chairing the Puyallup Kiwanis Community Services Committee, Secretary of the Wildwood Park Elementary PTA, volunteer work at Good Samaritan Hospital, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Julie also held leadership roles in the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and the “Shaw Come Together” group that worked to prevent halfway houses from being established in residential communities.
Julie served as the Puyallup Mayor from 2020 – 2021. During this time, she played a pivotal role in responding to the unprecedented and critical needs of residents and businesses which arose from the COVID-19 pandemic. Julie advocated for financial assistance to help residents with housing and other expenses, and for support to help businesses stay open while adhering to necessary public health protocols. Julie also coordinated campaigns to express the community’s deep and sincere gratitude for healthcare workers.
Julie has served as the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) representative on the State Sex Offender Policy Board and AWC Scholarship Committee. Currently, Julie serves as the ex-officio to Central Pierce Fire and Rescue and is the Chair of the South Sound 911 Board of Directors, where she also serves as a member of the Finance Committee. Julie has been awarded an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities and a Gold certification from the National League of Cities.
Julie’s objectives on the Council are to listen to her constituents, work collaboratively with her colleagues, establish and maintain positive working relationships with other jurisdictions and partners, and move Puyallup forward. As a Councilmember, her top priorities include protecting children and families, responsibly managing city finances, and strengthening our local economy while preserving Puyallup's unique character.