Geoffrey Thomas has served Western Washington communities since 1994. His 24+ years of work experience includes service as a firefighter, city and county planner, project manager, and legislative analyst. He has worked in private business and local government. His previous service includes: Monroe City Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem, planning commissioner, homeowners’ association president, scout leader, youth lacrosse coach, and church director. Geoffrey and his wife, Lara, have been married for over 25 years. They have two sons who both attend the University of Washington. Geoffrey is currently serving his second term in office.
The City of Monroe has a strong Mayor/Council form of government. The mayor is elected by the citizens and serves a four-year term as the chief executive officer (CEO) responsible for managing the city. The Mayor in a strong-mayor form of government does not vote on matters brought to the City Council.
The duties of the Mayor can be found in the following portions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW):