Mayor Beth Weldon’s roots are deep and strong in the Capital City. She is a lifelong Juneau resident, and fourth-generation Douglasite on her mother’s side. Beth is a graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School and the University of Washington where she received a BS in Fisheries. For seven years she owned and operated the gillnetter F/V Seven C’s. She started with Capital City Fire/Rescue as a volunteer in Douglas and became part of the paid staff in 1992. She was the first female officer in the department and retired as a division chief. During her career, she received seven awards for service.
Mayor Weldon served two years on the Juneau Assembly prior to being elected mayor. She and her husband, Greg, co-own Capitol Motor Supply/Glacier Auto Parts. They are the proud parents of two very active teenagers.
Beth enjoys reading, watching her children’s activities, hiking Juneau’s trails with her lab, Chloe, as well as boating and other outdoor activities on the Taku River.