Grace Stiller Named as Burien “Citizen of the Year”
Timebank member and 34th District Democrats member Grace Stiller was one of three named as Burien Citizens of the year at the Burien City Council meeting Monday August 3rd along with Pastors Jenny Partch (Highline United Methodist Church), Lina Thompson (Lake Burien Presbyterian church).
Grace was nominated by 2015 Citizen of the Year Eric Mathison and is president of the Burien Arts Association “Grace sits at the community service table at the Community Resource Fair at the community center,” said Mathison. “Grace arranges community service work for those who want to work off parking for speeding fines sentenced by the community court. Grace is also on the board for the New Start Community Garden on Highline School District property in north Burien. She has also conducted classes for youth and adults at the Burien Community Center on behalf of Weed Warriors/Nature Stewards Program, the non-profit she personally founded in 2008. “Through the National Wildlife Federation, Grace is a Team Leader to certify Burien as a Wildlife Habitat City. She is leading the effort for full certification for Burien.” Grace is also the PCO for BUR 34-082
Article taken from 34th District Democrats September 2020 newsletter.