Ilene Thomson has served as Treasurer since first being elected in 2002 and she wants to continue working for county taxpayers. Thompson has announced her re-election campaign. As County Treasurer, Thomson is responsible for collecting and distributing nearly $2 billion annually and managing an investment portfolio of about $400 million daily on behalf of the county and its many agencies.
Thompson was recently elected as President of the Washington Association of County Officials which represents Assessors, Auditors, Clerks, Coroners, Prosecutors, Sheriffs, and Treasurers statewide.  She is also the Washington Association of County Treasurers Regional Education Chair.