Elected Experience: Washington State House of Representatives 2009-2012, Joint Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs (Executive Committee), Assistant Speaker Pro-Tempore
Other Professional Experience: Sole proprietor: consultant/grant writer. 20 years leadership experience working with city, county, state, federal government and foundations to promote the use of innovative practices for a better community.
Education: Master’s in Social Work Administration, University of Washington. Bachelor’s of Psychology, University of Washington.
Community Service: Des Moines Rotary, PTSA, Kent Chamber of Commerce, Highline Citizens for Schools, Judson Park Retirement Community Board Member, United Way of King County Out of the Rain Impact Council.
Statement: As our Representative, Tina Orwall has built a record of leadership, demanding government accountability that maximizes investment in local priorities, including public schools, job training, small business growth, transportation solutions, and resources for veterans.
Throughout her career, and now in Olympia, Tina has dedicated herself to helping families succeed during tough times. She has worked alongside fellow parents to strengthen schools so every child receives a quality education, established a fair process for homeowners to find resolution when faced with foreclosure, created jobs, and assisted local law enforcement to increase public safety. Let’s keep Tina in Olympia fighting for us!