Tom Rasmussen is a member of the Seattle City Council, first elected in 2003. Between September 2004 and December 2007 he was chair of the Housing, Human Services & Health Committee, vice chair of the Urban Development & Planning Committee, and a member of the Transportation Committee. On January 7, 2008 Tom was sworn in for his second term on City Council. From January 2008 through December 2009, he was chair of the Parks & Seattle Center Committee, the vice chair of the Culture, Civil Rights, Heath and Personnel Committee, and the Labor Policy Committee. He is currently chair of the Transportation Committee, vice chair of the Parks and Seattle Center Committee, and a member of the Housing, Human Services, Health, and Culture Committee.
His office is staffed by Maia Harris, scheduler and Brian Hawksford, policy staffer and caseworker. Pictures and bios of each are available online at the City Council's official website.