Elected Experience: State Representative for 41st District, 2002-present. Member/Chair, Suburban Cities Association 1995-2001. Mayor, City of Mercer Island, 1994-2000. Councilmember, City of Mercer Island, 1990-2001.
Other Professional Experience: Former Executive Director of Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce. Former Harborview nurse.
Education: BS in Nursing from University of Washington.
Community Service: Rotary International, Mercer Island, 2003-present. Member/President, Suburban Cities Association, 1994-2000. Member/Chair, Arts Council, Mercer Island, 1984-1986. Member/Chair, Park Board, Mercer Island, 1980-1986. Member, Growth Management Planning Council, 1998-2000. Member/Chair, Human Service Roundtable, 1994-2000.
Statement: A former Mayor, mother and grandmother, Judy Clibborn combines a lifetime of real experience with bi-partisan leadership. A state transportation leader, Judy has focused on needed investments on our highways and surface streets, improving safety, facilitating transit, and creating jobs.
Judy began her career as a nurse, and still makes health care for women and kids a priority. A former Chamber director, she works with businesses to expand our job base. Committed to our future, she passed a balanced budget that prevented cuts to K-12 and higher education. Judy Clibborn is a leader we can trust!