Murray’s transition: Putting together a team is just part of the challenge
by Robert Mak
Mayor Ed Murray introduces Dwight Dively and Martha Choe as his transition team co-chairs. Credit: Matt Fikse-Verkerk
With his legislative duties heating up last week, Ed Murray also began to look at how he takes control as mayor of Seattle. His new transition team — led by two City Hall veterans — is a start. But Murray will face challenges ranging from his own lack of executive experience to the potential for second-guessing by the mayor he just defeated, Mike McGinn.