Why Cary Moon

Cary Moon has the leadership experience, vision and detailed plans to solve the critical challenges facing our city.

Cary Moon is an operations engineer, civic leader, and urban planner who has spent the last 20 years working with the City of Seattle to build a city that’s accessible and affordable to all.

Cary Moon’s Civic and Professional Leadership:

As an urban planner, Cary Moon has provided professional expertise to, and worked with, many Seattle departments, commissions, community groups, and committees including:

Seattle Design Commission
Seattle Department of Transportation
Seattle Parks and Recreation
Seattle Office of Planning and Community Development
One Center City
Seattle Office of the Waterfront
Seattle Central Waterfront Committee
Uptown Urban Framework Committee
Viaduct Replacement Stakeholder Committee
Pioneer Square Planning Committee
Progress Alliance
People’s Waterfront Coalition
Democracy HUB
Congress for New Urbanism
Allied Arts

Cary Moon’s Awards and Achievements include:

Municipal League’s Citizen of the Year
The Stranger’s Political Genius Award
Seattle Magazine’s Most Influential People
Real Change’s Change Agent of the Year

Cary Moon’s small business experience:

Cary Moon managed her family’s 100-person manufacturing business and led the transition to an employee ownership model, worked as an operations engineer for Interpoint, a high tech microelectronics manufacturer, and she provided professional planning and urban design through her own business in Seattle.

Cary Moon’s Operations Engineering degree is from the University of Michigan, her Masters in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design is from the University of Pennsylvania.

She lives in Pike Place Market neighborhood with her husband Mark and two teenage children.