Councilmember Tracy Furutani Profile


Position 5

Term:  January 2022 - December 2025

Tracy Furutani was born and raised in Los Angeles, and has been a resident of Lake Forest Park since 2004, after stops in the Bay Area and Seattle.

Councilmember Tracy Furutani 2022

City and Regional Representation

Council Liaison, Lake Forest Park Climate Action Committee

Alternate, Lake Ballinger/McAleer Watershed Creek Forum

Member, Water Resource Inventory Area 8 Salmon Recovery Council (WRIA 8)

Member, K4C Outreach Committee

Education and Professional Experience

Tracy Furutani graduated from the California Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and history. Tracy then earned a Master of Science in chemistry from Stanford University and a PhD in geological sciences from the University of Washington. Since 1996, he has been a full-time faculty member at North Seattle College (formerly North Seattle Community College), teaching earth sciences, environmental sciences, chemistry, physics, anthropology and biochemistry.


Citizens can reach Councilmember Furutani by phone at 206-368-5440, Ext. 252 or email Councilmember Furutani.