Elected Experience: Appointed in 2007. Elected in 2008 and 2010.
Other Professional Experience: Served on Washington Barley Commission, Washington State Farm Bureau Board of Directors, former Whitman County Farm Bureau President, member of Washington Association of Wheat Growers, and Washington Association of Pea and Lentil Growers.
Education: Bachelors of Science Eastern Washington University in Accounting with a minor in Economics. Graduate of Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation.
Community Service: Former Little League coach. Member of Emmanuel Baptist Church Pullman WA
Statement: Joe Schmick will take the values of the 9th District to Olympia. He will continue to work on four key areas. Job Creation-We need a business climate that encourages job creation and retention. Affordable Health Care-We need to bring competition back to our state and provide more affordable health insurance options. Education-Good education is important to providing a ready work force and creating individual opportunities. Protecting Property Rights-Government needs to work with property owners to achieve cooperative environmental benefits.
Help bring 9th District values to Olympia.