City of Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, Washington, Whidbey Island's Premier Waterfront Community

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865 SE Barrington Drive
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360-279-4500
Fax: 360-279-4507

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Jim Woessner


photo of Jim Woessner Jim Woessner is a Whidbey native having been born and raised here in Oak Harbor.  Jim's roots date back to his maternal Great Grandparents arrival in 1905 where they settled a farm in the area near the Soundview Shopper in North Whidbey.  His mother Carol Oakley-Helde was a long time staffer and former director of the Local USO. His father a Navy petty officer.

Jim Graduated from Oak Harbor High School in 1979 and, after a couple of years at college in Bellingham, returned to the Oak Harbor, married and raised two sons here in the community.

Jim has had a varied career during his years in Oak Harbor, starting out in the automotive parts and repair business and then, after several years as a Real Estate developer, has settled into his current career as a Real estate Managing Broker as well as a small business and commercial property owner.

Jim is a long time member of the Oak Harbor Rotary club and past President of the North Whidbey Lions Club.  Jim is active in the formation and direction of the Hydro's for Heroes fundraising event having raced hydroplanes in Oak Harbor bay with his brother when he was in his teens.  Jim also is the founder and voice for the annual Lions club car show having been actively involved in that fundraiser for over 37 years raising hundreds of thousands to support community projects.

Jim -   “I feel truly fortunate to have been able to live my life and raise my family in my hometown.  It is a privilege that not many get to experience.  The community has been kind and generous to me throughout the years and I am humbled that I have the opportunity to help shape our city's future by serving as your councilmember.  I look forward to this next step in my life where I can give even more back to the community that has given so much to me.”

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