Elected Experience: State Representative 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010
Other Professional Experience: I've worked as a Logger and Forester, Environmental Specialist, State Representative for 10 legislative sessions; Chair of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Education: Bachelor of Science- Evergreen State College; Associate of Science- Grays Harbor CC
Community Service: Board Member at Lower Columbia Community Action Program; Board Member at Coastal Harvest food bank distribution center, Raymond Elks and member of Eyes In The Woods; Member of The William D. Ruckelshaus Center Advisory Board; Member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Ocean Acidification.
Statement: As a former logger who was injured in the woods and returned to college to learn new skills, Representative Blake understands the need for jobs, education and a strong natural resource policy. He is Chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, where he has taken the lead on conserving and increasing access to our natural resources. Brian also serves on the General Government Appropriations Committee, and the Business and Services Committee, where he has been instrumental in bringing jobs and possibilities to the 19th District. Send his experience and knowledge back to Olympia to serve the 19th District.