Carolyn Cox has served on the Lacey City Council since 2018. She was appointed to the LOTT Board of Directors in 2022. She also represents the city on the Regional Housing Council and Thurston Climate Mitigation Steering Committee. Carolyn also serves on the city’s Community Relations & Public Affairs Committee, Land Use and Environment Committee, and Utilities Committee. She is a former journalist who went on to work in public relations and as a public information officer for the Washington Department of Health Office of Drinking Water prior to retirement. She holds degrees in communications and expressive arts from the University of West Florida and The Evergreen State College.