City  Representation - Current 

  • City Council Deputy Mayor (2022-2023)
  • Senior Advisory Commission Staff
  • Downtown Planning Advisory Committee Member
  • Broadband Advisory Task Force Member
  • Veterans Task Force Member

City Representation - Past

  • City Council President (2020-2021)
  • City Council Deputy Mayor (2018-2019, 2019-2020)
  • Finance, Economic Development & Regional Affairs Committee (FEDRAC) Member
  • Chair of the Parks, Recreation, Human Services & Public Safety Committee (PRHSPSC)
  • Land Use & Transportation Committee Member (LUTC)

Regional Representation - Current

  • Co-Chair of the Homeless Mothers & Children Initiative
  • Co-State Director of the National Foundation of Women Legislators
  • Vice-Chair of the South King County Area Transportation Board (SCATbd)
  • Sound Cities Association:
    • Regional Transit Committee Member
    • King County Domestic Violence Coalition Member
    • King County Flood Control District Advisory Committee Member
    • Board of Health for Seattle & King County
  • Association of Washington Cities:
    • Education & Training Advisory Committee Member
    • Large City Advisory Committee Member
  • National League of Cities:
    • Information Technology & Communications Committee Member
    • Vice-President of the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials Committee (APAMO)

Community Service 

  • Federal Way Soroptimist Club Current Member
  • Federal Way Soroptimist Club Past President
  • Kiwanis Club Board Member
  • Kiwanis Club Past President
  • Kiwanis Key Club Advisor to Federal Way High School
  • Kiwanis Club Representative to Cub Scout Pack 307
  • Kiwanis Club Representative to Boy Scout Troop 307
  • PTA President - Silver Lake Elementary School
  • PTSA President - Saghalie Junior High School
  • PTSA President - Decatur High School
  • PTSA President - Federal Way Public Academy
  • PTSA President - Federal Way Council
  • Region 9 Service Specialist and Legislative Director
  • Federal Way PTSA Clothing Bank Director
  • Adelaide Elementary School Leadership Team
  • Decatur High School Leadership Team
  • Federal Way Public Schools Truancy Board Member
  • Co-Chair Federal Way Public Schools Levy Campaign
  • Girl Scout Leader
  • Cub Scout Leader
  • Board of Director - Federal Way Boys and Girls Club
  • Board of Director - Aria Dance Company
  • Homeowners Association Vice-President
  • Federal Way Arts Commission (3 years as Chair)
  • Federal Way Diversity Commission (1 year as Chair)
  • American Association of University Women Federal Way Branch
  • Federal Way Historical Society

Stadium High School
Tacoma General Hospital School of Nursing

Awards and Achievements
Women of Excellence Award - National Foundation of Women Legislators
Certificate of Municipal Leadership - Association of Washington Cities
Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership - Association of Washington Cities
Everyday Hero Award - Kiwanis Club of Greater Federal Way
Distinguished Member Award - PNW Kiwanis 2020-2021
Best City Leader - 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2023
Golden Acorn Award
Washington State PTA Honorary Lifetime Member
Federal Way School District PTA Volunteer of the Year Award
Bronze Award - Washington State Leadership Academy
Silver Award - Washington State Leadership Academy
Gold Award - Washington State Leadership Academy
Founders Award - Federal Way Public Academy

Ms. Honda is married to her husband Bruce of 33 years.  They have raised three children in Federal Way and have seven grandchildren. 

Ms. Honda enjoys walking her dogs, gardening, reading, and volunteering.