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.
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.