Anne Pflug


Anne Pflug is retired after 30 years of service in local and state government. She currently teaches public management topics part time at Central Washington University in her home town of Ellensburg and at the University of Washington Evans School of Public Policy.  She has served in local government as a City Manager, City Administrator, Finance Director and Planning Director. She has also served state government as a public policy research manager advising the legislature and governor’s office. She has worked with the legislative branch throughout her career starting as an intern in the Governor’s Office in Olympia and later participating in over 1,000 city and county council meetings. 

Ms Pflug has worked in local government management positions in Washington and Oregon including the communities of Bothell, Kirkland, Bellevue, Poulsbo, Shoreline, Springfield and two regional service providers. She has taught, conducted research and facilitated intergovernmental agreements in eastern and western Washington on many subjects including criminal justice, courts, growth management, county governance, public infrastructure and city/county finance.  She currently serves as a senior advisor to City and County Managers for the International City County Management Association.

Ms. Pflug holds a M.B.A. in Management and Finance from Seattle University and a BA with an emphasis in community planning from The Evergreen State College.