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Victoria Woodards is the current mayor of Tacoma, Washington, United States.[1] She formerly served on the city council for two terms.[citation needed] Woodards grew up in Tacoma and attended Lincoln High School and was later stationed at Fort Lewis while serving in the U.S. Army. She does not have a college degree.[2]

Victoria Woodards
Mayor of Tacoma, Washington
Assumed office
January 2, 2018
Member of the Tacoma City Council
In office

A former member of the board of Metro Parks Tacoma, she has also served as president of the Tacoma Urban League.[3] Woodards was elected as mayor in 2017 and her term expires in 2021.


  1. ^ "Woodards to Host State of the City Address April 11". Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Here's why we haven't written about Victoria Woodards' education until now". The News Tribune. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "Tacoma councilwoman resigning to run for mayor". Retrieved March 28, 2018.