Nathaniel Jones

Nathaniel Jones 2018


Nathaniel 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.

As the son of a naval chaplain, Nathaniel has lived around the country and around the world. His wife Kathleen is a Nurse Practitioner with Kaiser Permanente, who, as a midwife, has delivered thousands of babies and supported new fledgling families in our community.

Nathaniel's professional career has included service to public and non-profit agencies involved with community development and with public transit.  Most recently, he managed the infrastructure of the state Capitol Campus for many years.

In 2017, Nathaniel stepped down after lengthy service on the Board of South Sound Habitat for Humanity, which builds owner-occupied homes for families in Thurston County. And last year he was Chair of the campaign to expand public safety services for the City of Olympia. He is a member of the five-state Safe Energy Leadership Alliance, which shapes public policy for the transport and use of fossil fuels in the northwest, and he has led economic revitalization efforts throughout Olympia, including various new residential developments in downtown Olympia.


  • Land Use and Environment Committee
  • Capitol Lake Future Process - Alternate
  • Economic Development Council
  • Regional Climate Plan Action Team
  • Thurston Regional Planning Council
  • Thurston Coordinating Council


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

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