Citizen of the Year 2022

Every year, the Burien City Council honors community members who make outstanding contributions to our community by presenting them with the Citizen of the Year award.

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Every year, the Burien City Council honors community members who make outstanding contributions to our community by presenting them with the Citizen of the Year award. Recipients are nominated by Burien residents.

The Burien City Council selected Rose Clark, Anthony Hayes, and Nancy Salguero McKay as this year’s recipients of the award. Eleven people were nominated. Read more about the winners here and online.

Photo of Nancy Salguero McKay and text Burien Citizen of the Year.

Nancy Salguero McKay Creates Museum for All

Nancy Salguero McKay has been helping preserve the Highline area’s history for almost 18 years. Starting as a volunteer, she became a paid employee, working part-time with a cohort of volunteers to collect artifacts and oral histories, and document the histories of Burien, SeaTac, Normandy Park, Des Moines, and White Center.
Photo of Rose Clark. Burien Citizen of the Year.

Rose Clark’s Lifetime of Service Honored

Rose Clark has spent a lifetime devoted to public service in Burien and the Highline area. She moved to Burien with her husband from Montana in 1966, before Burien was even a city.
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