Pat Hulcey

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Term: Expires December 2023
Phone: 253-212-5716
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Councilmember Hulcey is a lifelong resident of Fife who is passionate about a number of community matters including:

  • Development of parks, open space, transportation and infrastructure plans
  • Long-range planning for economic, business and community growth
  • Productive relationships among federal, state, county, city and tribal entities

He has served on the Council since 2010 and supports local businesses and entrepreneurship, the expansion of youth programs and the concept of a walkable community. He also values resident involvement in city planning and a government that is proactive, accessible and transparent.

Governor Appointed Position

  • Washington State Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board (FMSIB)

Council Liaison / Advisory Appointments

  • South Sound 911 Executive Board Member
  • Association of Washington Cities Ad Hoc Freight Rail Committee
  • Executive Committee - SR 167 Puget Sound Gateway Project
  • Pierce County Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters (LEOFF) I Disability Board
  • Patient Advocacy Council, MultiCare - Tacoma Family Medicine
  • Pierce County Cities and Towns Association
  • Puget Sound Regional Council - Freight Mobility Roundtable
  • Regional Access Mobility Partnership (RAMP) Member
  • Washington State Freight Advisory Committee
  • WSDOT SR 167 Policy Advisory Committee Member
  • Fife Lodging Tax Advisory Commission Chair
  • Fife Historical Society Board Fife City Council Liaison

Elected Experience

  • Fife City Councilmember
  • Fife Historical Society Board of Directors

Professional Experience

  • 25-year career as a steel fabrication welder


  • Association of Washington Cities - Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership
  • Association of Washington Cities - Certificate of Municipal Leadership
  • Certificate in Specialized Welding, Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
  • Certificate in Welding Technology, Clover Park Technical College
  • Community Involvement
  • Dacca Barn Facility Board (vision, planning, remodel)
  • Event Coordination and Fundraising, Race Against Drugs - Drug Awareness Program
  • Welding and fabrication for Fife/Milton Daffodil Float


  • Accomplished Artist (Pen and Ink, Pencil and Airbrush)
  • Advocate of alternative energy sources
  • Designed and built the first Fife residence to use both active and passive solar energy
  • Enjoys land speed racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats, hiking, bicycling, woodworking and carpentry