By unanimous vote, Nate Nehring was selected to fill the District 1 position on the Snohomish County Council formerly held by Ken Klein.
District 1 encompasses north Snohomish County, including the cities of Arlington, Darrington, Marysville, and Stanwood.
Nehring was born and raised in Marysville and currently lives in Stanwood. He has served as a Stanwood Planning Commissioner for the past year and is a science teacher at Cedarcrest Middle School.
At 21 years old, he is the youngest person ever to serve on the Snohomish County Council.
“We are grateful to have had three outstanding candidates to interview for this appointment,” said Council Chair Brian Sullivan in a news release. “Nate is very passionate about public service and will be a great addition to the council.”