Deputy Executive Director

Pete Mayer Deputy Executive Director1Peter Mayer spent five years as chief operating officer of the Snohomish County health agency, which serves 772,000 residents with an annual budget of $16 million.

Before that he devoted 16 years to running parks and recreation operations in Clark County, Mercer Island and Skagit County. He also is past president of the Washington Recreation and Park Association and was a founder of the nonprofit Intertwine Alliance, a trust supporting public parks in the Vancouver and Portland metropolitan area.

Mayer holds a master’s degree in parks and recreation administration from Washington State University, where he also earned his undergraduate degree.

Mayer is a native of Anacortes, but he has roots in Tacoma. His great-grandfather was Aaron Titlow, who owned and developed the tidewater resort site that is now Titlow Park.