Elected Experience: In 2005 Julie Olson was elected to her School Board. She has served as Board President the last four years.
Other Professional Experience: Julie has been in scientific sales and management for over 25 years.
Education: Julie attended the University of Idaho on a volleyball scholarship, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology.
Community Service: Julie is a native Washingtonian. She and her siblings were raised with a strong ethos for public service. Two brothers are firefighters and her sister is a Federal Prosecutor. Julie has a desire to give back to her community, which is why she is driven to serve as our Representative.
Statement: “As a mother, businesswoman, and school board member I am concerned with the direction of government in Washington. Our state budget must be sustainable and balanced without raising taxes. We have to scale back the burdensome regulations on our businesses so that they can begin hiring again.”
As School Board President, Julie Olson found ways to do more with less without a single teacher layoff. She will go to Olympia as an experienced leader to protect our priorities and stop the current habit of overspending, overpromising and underdelivering. Julie Olson will bring independent, fiscally responsible and innovative thinking to Olympia.