Nathaniel Jones, Mayor Pro Tem


Nathaniel JonesNathaniel Jones was elected to a four year term at position #3 in 2012. He was reelected to a second four year term in November 2015. His current term ends December 31, 2019.

Nathaniel is a Board Member for South Sound Habitat for Humanity, which is currently building 33 single-family, owner-occupied homes in southwest Lacey, and Nathaniel is a member of the five-state Safe Energy Leadership Alliance, which is working on public policy improvements for the safe transport of coal and petroleum.

Nathaniel has worn several hats in his career, as a transportation planner, as the Development Director of a seven-county non-profit agency, as the Capital Program Director for a large, local public agency, and currently as the Infrastructure Manager for the State Capitol Campus, here in Olympia.

Nathaniel spent his childhood as the son of a Naval Officer and has traveled far and wide. His greatest pride comes from his two adult daughters who attended Olympia and North Thurston schools. His wife Kathleen is a Nurse Practitioner with Group Health, who as a midwife, has delivered thousands of babies, most of whom still live in the South Sound region.


  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee
  • Capitol Lake Future Process
  • Community & Economic Revitalization Committee - Chair
  • Land Use & Environment Committee
  • Thurston Regional Planning Council


Mail: Olympia City Council, PO Box 1967, Olympia, WA 98507-1967
Phone: 360.753.8447 (City Council office)

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