City: Medical Lake, Washington
Education: Graduated from Medical Lake High School. Legal certificate from the Spokane Community College.
Political experience: Incumbent Medical Lake City mayor. Served five terms as city council member. Served as Medical Lake representative on the Spokane County Community Housing and Development Committee. Former member of the Medical Lake Civil Service Commission, Planning Commission and Spokane County Boundary Review Board.
Work experience: Advanced from clerical work to chief operations manager at Eastern State Hospital, where she worked for 40 years. Compliance officer at Passages Family Support in Spokane.
Family: Married, no children.
Bringing back city-run police force, promoting tourism among issues in Medical Lake mayoral race between Shirley Maike, Terri Cooper
Bringing a local police department to Medical Lake could become this year’s key issue for the city’s mayoral election.