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Meet Mayor Michael McCullough

The Office of Mayor is a part-time position. Mayor Michael McCullough works full-time for King County Department of Public Defense as a trial attorney. He currently represents and helps people afflicted with mental health disorders. The Mayor's current term runs through December 31, 2025.

The Mayor is assisted by a full-time professional City Administrator. The Executive Department of the City includes the Office of the Mayor, the Office of the City Administrator, the Prosecuting Attorney, Special Events, and the Recreation Program.

Mayor McCullough's Biography


  • King County Department of Public Defense Trial Attorney

Professional Qualifications

  • J.D. South Texas College of Law B.A. Economics University of Houston


  • Washington State Bar Association South King County Bar Association 
  • National College of Defense Lawyers Washington Defender's Association

Personal Views

  • It's a great honor to serve every resident of the Bonney Lake community. I will publicly represent Bonney Lake with respect, dignity and confidence. I will lead Bonney Lake to the greater good and opportunities. I will always remember that I am serving the people of Bonney Lake. I look forward to presiding over a Council who are qualified and eager to serve this wonderful city.


  • My wife, Paula, is an enrolled agent (tax specialist). We have 4 children, Adrienne, 27, graphic designer living in Fremont; Amanda, 19, Engineering student at UW; Tanner, 17, student at BLHS; Emily, 15, student at BLHS.


  • Gardening and Golf


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Contact Mayor McCullough:


City of Bonney Lake
Attn: Mayor Michael McCullough
P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Phone: 253-447-4309

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