Elected Experience: Appointed to Washington State House of Representatives, 23rd Legislative District.
Other Professional Experience: Partner at Susman Godfrey LLP. Part-time lecturer, University of Washington Law School.
Education: Harvard University, Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar), Yale Law School.
Community Service: Olympic College Foundation Board (2005-2011); Community Economic Revitalization Board (appointed by Governor Gregoire to Washington state's economic development board, which has invested over $30 million to create and retain jobs) (2005-2011); Bainbridge Island Public School Supporters (school levy campaign committees) (2005-2010); Kitsap CASH (small business loans and entrepreneurship training) (2010-present); Ferry Community Partnerships (2011-present); Bethany Lutheran Church (2006-present).
Statement: A hard-working legislator committed to job creation and job training, Drew Hansen sponsored legislation to help veterans enter the civilian workforce, removed a tax barrier to new Kitsap County jobs, and expanded the engineering program at Olympic College.
A father of two young children, Drew is a strong advocate for public schools and affordable college tuition. Drew is a regular ferry commuter who fought for full ferry funding and Puget Sound cleanup. He cut his own pay to help balance the budget. Let’s keep Drew working for great jobs, strong schools, clean air and water, and economic opportunity for all.