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Salim Nice
Deputy Mayor

Salim Nice

Position No. 2, Term 2021

A Mercer Island native, and Seattle University graduate, Salim has more than 20 years of advanced technology development experience in both corporate and government organizations. Salim has held leadership roles spanning Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer to Vice President of Information Technology and Information Services, with extensive experience managing audits ranging from Medicare and Medicaid to Accounts Payable Recovery, and Sales & Use Tax Audits.  He is currently Managing Partner of a large tax advisory firm where he focuses on complex negotiations and multi-dimensional budget management.
Salim was elected to Position 2 on the Mercer Island City Council in November of 2017.  Before that Salim served by appointment in Position 4 from 7/18/2017-11/28/2017. He also served on the Town Center Visioning Committee, the Mercer Island Editorial Board, and is an active volunteer with Islands Oil Spill Association (IOSA), a non-profit, community-based, community-supported oil spill response organization: the only spill response group in the San Juan Islands.  He is married to Janice Nice, also a Mercer Island native, and they have one young child who will be entering preschool in the coming year.

(Appointed 7/17/2017 to fill Position No. 4: 7/18/2017 to 11/28/2017)

(Elected 11/7/2017 to fill Position No. 2: 1/1/2018 to 12/31/2021)


Regional Assignments

Arch Representative
Renton Airport Advisory Committee
Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed (WRIA 8) Salmon Recovery Council
King County Flood Control District Advisory Committee ​

City Council Committees

Financial Challenges Public Engagement Ad Hoc Committee​
Sustainability Committee
Boards & Commissions

Arts Council

Address & Contact Information
Phone: (206) 275-7997
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