Ryika Hooshangi

Ryika Hooshangi

Board Position 2

  • Board Vice-President
  • Term Expires: 12/31/2025

Contact Information

Ryika Hooshangi has a bachelor’s degree in political science from George Washington University and a law degree from Catholic University. She was a U.S. government attorney and diplomat for the Department of State for more than 10 years, and served as a fellow at the Brooking Institution in the U.S. Senate and the Senate Finance Committee.

"I'm honored to have this opportunity to serve our community and look forward to joining the conversation about the significant and vital work of Sammamish Plateau Water. I hope to engage residents in the conversation and continue to maintain the integrity and safety of our water."

Current Commissioner Assignments

  • City of Sammamish Government Liaison
  • City of Issaquah Government Liaison
  • Sammamish Chamber of Commerce*
  • Issaquah Chamber of Commerce*
  • King County Regional Water Quality Committee: WASWD Representative 
  • King County Wastewater Treatment Division Government Liaison
  • Cascade Water Alliance: Alternate Member
  • Cascade Water Alliance Committees:
    (Public Affairs, and Resource Management)
  • Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed (WRIA 8) Partners*
  • Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts (WASWD):
    (Board of Directors* and Section IV* meetings, Government Relations,
    Emergency Preparedness, Technology Interest* committees)

* Denotes role as an observer