About Phyllis Porter


Phyllis is an accomplished and energetic leader dedicated to advancing community relations with city government. She has a track record of achieving exceptional results in fostering relationships with policy leaders including City Councilmembers on multiple projects in Southeast Seattle.  As an educator and community activist, Phyllis is a seasoned advocate for multi-modal transportation and ambassador for communities of color.

Phyllis has led two major initiatives to calm Martin Luther King Jr Way South (MLK) and Rainier Ave S, rallying community support to implement safety measures after tragic and repeated vehicle accidents had become the norm.

Phyllis currently serves on a myriad of committees and boards: Rainier Valley Greenways, core member of Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, Rainier Riders Cycling Club (Vice President), and Black Girls Do Bike (Shero) . She has also served on the Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board, Let’s Move Seattle Oversight Committee, Safe Routes to School (Community Partner), Seattle Summer Parkways, Rainier Beach Economic Development Roundtable and worked with post incarcerated men and women reentering society.