Bruce Ritzen

Board Secretary

Bruce is an attorney who focuses on legislative drafting and editing. Currently the King County Council’s Code Reviser, he previously worked for the State Legislature. Other nonprofit board work includes Meadowbrook Community Care, the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students (FIUTS) at the UW, the King County Employee Giving Program Committee, Maple Leaf Lutheran Church, and the Friends of The Evergreen State College Library. Bruce volunteers with STG (Paramount, Moore, and Neptune theatres), Seattle Opera (on stage a few times), and the World Peace Through Law and International Law sections of the State Bar Association. He has a UW BA in History and Masters of Public Affairs, and a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, which included study at London’s Queen Mary College. Hobbies include running, travel, trumpet, piano, and guitar, and Bruce is learning to juggle and fly on the flying trapeze at SANCA.