Roger Valdez is the Director of Smart Growth Seattle. Over the past two decades Roger has worked at the state, regional, and local level on issues ranging from public education to public health. He was Neighborhood Development Manager for the City of Seattle and managed King County’s efforts to implement Washington’s ban on smoking in bars, restaurants, and other work places. Most recently he was housing director at a local non-profit, managing and developing affordable housing.

Posts by Roger Valdez:

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden: A Meeting With Some Seattle Neighbors

Will Speaker Chopp Open His Eyes?

A Builder Perspective: Why Housing Is So Expensive.