Councilmember Dan Strauss' Staff

Noah An

Noah An

Legislative Assistant

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Noah An was raised in Woodinville, WA before moving to Seattle to study political science at the University of Washington. Noah has previously worked in the offices of Councilmembers Rob Johnson and Abel Pacheco. Prior to joining Council staff, he interned for Senator Patty Murray in Washington, D.C., was elected a delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and held various leadership positions in Democratic Party organizations. Passionate about promoting progressive change, Noah is excited to support Councilmember Strauss' work on land use, neighborhoods, and transportation, as well as coordinating his in-district presence. In his free time, Noah is a Seattle sports fan, avid re-watcher of The Office, and an explorer the Pacific Northwest.

Amy Enbysk

Amy Enbysk

District Director

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Amy Enbysk was born and raised in Bellevue, Washington before moving to Oregon to attend college at the University of Oregon. After that, she spent years living in Portland and working on local political campaigns and as a Legislative Assistant in the Oregon State Legislature. After years of wanting to live in the City of Seattle, she’s excited to finally be in the city and even lives in District 6.

As District Director, Amy assists Councilmember Dan Strauss in scheduling district meetings, attends community events, corresponds with residents, assists the councilmember with managing their in-district presence and helps with communications. When she isn’t working, Amy enjoys singing and playing music on her guitar, cheering on Seattle sports teams, or spending time outdoors.

Issue Areas

  • Scheduling District Meetings
  • Community Events
  • District Outreach
  • Communications
Kate Hoffman

Kate Hoffman

Policy Advisor

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Kate joins Councilmember Strauss' office with a wealth of experience from state government and an in-depth understanding of our city. She previously worked on early learning and child welfare policy at the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, served many District 6 residents as legislative aide to State Senator Reuven Carlyle, and has experience with community behavioral health services working at Navos Mental Health Solutions.

Born and raised in Seattle, Kate lives with her husband, new baby, and dog Bartlet. In her free time you'll probably find Kate working on various home renovation projects and adding to her power tool collection. She holds a BA from Scripps College in California and is currently pursuing a Masters in Public Administration at the University of Washington. Go dogs!

Issue Areas

  • Human Services
  • Homelessness
  • Public Safety
  • Economic Development