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Larry Haler



8th District
Position 2
Richland

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Brendon Wold - (360) 786-7698
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About Larry

PERSONAL:
Larry was born in Iowa City, Iowa. He resides with his wife of 35 years, Jenifer, in Richland.

EDUCATION:
Pacific Lutheran University, B.A.
City University, M.B.A.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Senior Training Specialist and Program Manager at U.S. Department of Energy’s Volpentest HAMMER (Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response) Training and Education Center
Communications Specialist in External Affairs, Mission Support Alliance Contractor at Hanford

LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE:
Richland City Council, 1990-2004
Mayor Pro-Tem, 1994-1996
Mayor, 1996-2000

CIVIC & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
City of Richland and City of Kennewick Sub-Committee on consolidation of municipal services and cooperation on economic development projects, 2003-2004
Council liaison Richland Planning Commission, 2004
National League of Cities Advisory Council, 2002 – 2004
National League of Cities Board of Directors and Advisory Council Liaison to the Community and Economic Development Steering Committee, 2002 – 2004
Chair, Public Finance Panel – National League of Cities, 2003
Public Finance Panel member, 2004
Governance Committee member, 2004
Atomic City Kiwanis Club, 1989 – Present
Board of Directors Member, Eastern Washington Water Alliance, 2002 – 2004
Board of Directors, Richland Lutheran Church Foundation, 1996-2004

SPECIAL RECOGNITION:
Cornerstone award, Association of Washington Business, 2006, 2007, 2008
Leadership in Economic Advancement, Economic Development and Effective Revitalization (LEADER) award, Washington Economic Development Association, 2006
Council of State Governments-West, Western Legislative Academy, 2006
Citizen of the Year, Tri-City Association of Realtors, 2005, 2008