Marilyn Oertle

Marilyn Oertle

Marilyn Oertle, Position 5


Term Information

  • Term expires December 31, 2023
  • Elected January 1, 2000

Past Responsibilities

  • Mayor Pro Tem in 2008/2009, 2012/2013, 2018/2019
  • Association of Washington Cities Certified Municipal Leadership Award




I have lived in Arlington since 1974. My husband Tom and I have 6 grown children, 5 grandchildren and 2 very spoiled cats.


I love gardening, traveling to new places, golfing and oil painting.


Throughout my years on the Council I have had the opportunity to serve on many committees representing all aspects of Arlington. Currently I am the Council representative for the following:

  • Community Development/Planning Commission
  • Downtown Arlington Business Association
  • Byrnes Performing Arts Center
  • Arlington Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission
  • Arlington Arts Council
  • Centennial Trail Coalition of Snohomish County
  • Library Board


Served on the Planning Commission prior to becoming a councilmember.

Personal Contact Information

Cell phone 360-435-3096. I welcome your thoughts, questions and concerns.