Amy Walen is Mayor of Kirkland and has served on the Kirkland City Council since January 2010. She practiced law in Australia until she returned to Oregon in 1994. Amy is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Ford-Hyundai of Kirkland. She has been an active fundraiser for the Komen Race for the Cure (Puget Sound Chapter) and has helped organizations such as Old Dog Haven, Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, Kirkland Pace Race, Evergreen Hospital, and Attain Housing. In July 2011, Mayor Walen completed the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Certificate for Municipal Leadership training program.