Margaret Pageler is a civic
leader with over three decades of achievement at the neighborhood,
city, regional and now international level.
Ms. Pageler served twelve years on the Seattle City Council, including two years as Council
president. She was responsible for the
formation of Seattle Public Utilities, a merger of municipal water,
wastewater, stormwater and solid waste services. Ms. Pageler is a
regional leader in integrated water resource management, linking municipal
supply with protection of public health and the environment.
In 2003, Ms. Pageler was elected to the international Executive Committee of ICLEI, a worldwide association of over 1,000 cities that are committed to best practices in environmental management: www.iclei.org. She served as ICLEI's representative on the Board of Governors of the World Water Council www.worldwatercouncil.org. Through the World Water Council and ICLEI, Margaret brought her local-government expertise on water and sustainability to a global audience.
Margaret Pageler has been appointed to the State of Washington
Growth Management Hearings Board where she is one of six administrative
law judges ruling on local land use plans and regulations. The state's unique growth management law, which Margaret adjudicates, provides for sustainable urban growth while protecting farms, forests and environmental resources: www.gmhb.wa.gov.
This site provides
Margaret Pageler’s professional resume and
personal biography, her recent achievements, testimonials from Seattle
newspapers and civic leaders, her ICLEI papers, and a selection
of her international speeches and presentations.