2016-2018 Elected Officers

President – Sharon Bersaas
Lives on: Jason Ave N

Sharon Bersaas has lived in the Mill Creek Neighborhood at 436 Jason Ave N. since 1992. Her husband is Michael Johnson and together they have a blended family of 6 grown children and 4 Grand Children. She enjoys working with our community group and being a Block Watch Captain.

In 1969, Sharon helped with other liked minded women to start a Daycare Co-op for children birth to 5 years. She was asked to sit on the board of Neighborhood House as a representative of the newly formed Child care Co-op. Neighborhood House was a social service agency in Portland Oregon. She worked in the preschool for a few years and then ran their Day Camp and after school program for children 6-12.

After she moved to Washington, she went back to school and graduated with a bachelors degree from Evergreen State college in l989. She began working for the Tacoma School District as Security Officer at Stadium High School. Sharon worked for nine years at Stadium retiring at age 55 ten years ago.

“Our community has so many wonderful people living here. We, each of us, contribute to make our neighborhood a great place to live. I feel very lucky to be a member of the Mill Creek Community.” – Sharon Bersaas

Vice-President – Mary Jacobs

Lives on: Prospect Ave N


Secretary - Sandy Ulrey
Lives on: Alvord Ave N


Treasurer – Michael Johnson
Lives on: Jason Ave N

Michael has lived at his Jason Avenue address in the Mill creek neighborhood since 1990. Two of his children attended Kent Junior High and Kent Meridian. He has lived in the city of Kent since 1972.

Michael Johnson is married to Sharon Bersaas. He graduated with a B. S. Physics from U. of Washington in 1964 and a M. S. Physics from UCLA in 1967. Retired from the Boeing Company in 2004 after 38 years, Michael ended his career as Engineering Manager of a Modeling & Simulation Group. The majority of his engineering career was spent in Guidance and Navigation specialty. He spent 18 years on Cruise Missile programs and ended up as Chief Engineer and Deputy Program Manager for the programs. For many years in the late 70′s and 80′s, Michael served as the Finance Chair for Kent Des-Moines Unitarian Universalist Church. He is the current President of two Boeing Golf Leagues and is the current Treasurer of Mill Creek Neighborhood Council. His hobbies include Golf, golf, golf, management and tracking of Stock Market portfolio system, yard maintenance and projects, and reading mystery novels.

“I think it is important for these community neighborhoods to prosper as entities and provide a valuable interface to the City for every homeowner in the Neighborhood. We have already demonstrated in several cases that as a Neighborhood, we can have a bigger voice in the civic affairs that directly impact our Neighborhood. I am willing to continue to give my time and energy as an Officer for the Neighborhood to help make this succeed.” – Michael Johnson

Past Officers

President: Michael Johnson
Vice President: Mary Jacobs
Treasurer: Michael Johnson
Secretary: Stacey Kroeze

President:  Paul Seim
Vice-President:  Sharon Bersaas
Treasurer:  Michael Johnson
Secretary:  Stacey Kroeze

Co-President: NgocDzung Smith & Julie Brown
Vice-President: Sharon Bersaas
Treasurer: Michael Johnson
Secretary: Holly Seim

President: Amy Peri, Heather Thomas
Vice-President: Heather Thomas
Treasurer: Michael Johnson
Secretary: Holly Seim & Sharon Bersaas

President: Amy Peri
Vice-President: Heather Thomas
Treasurer: Michael Johnson
Secretary: Doug Scharnhorst

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