Councilmember Ellyn Saunders Profile


Position 4

Term:  January 2024 - December 2027

Ellyn Saunders was elected to the City Council in 2024. Ellyn Saunders was raised in a U.S. military family and moved overseas and all across the United States before settling in Washington State.

Councilmember Ellyn Saunders

City and Regional Representation

Alternate, Regional Crisis Response Agency (RCR)

Education and Professional Experience

Ellyn Saunders attended Shoreline Community College and graduated with an AND degree. She has been a Registered Nurse for nearly 25 years, working her entire career at the University of Washington Medical Center-Montlake. Before transferring to her current assignment in the PACU (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit), Ellyn worked in the Cardiothoracic ICU for 10 years.


Citizens can reach Councilmember Saunders by phone at 206-368-5440, Ext. 257 or email Councilmember Saunders.