Elected Experience: State Representative, 48th LD (Appointed 2017) serving on Education, Health Care & Wellness, and Technology & Economic Development Committees; Bellevue City Councilmember
Other Professional Experience: 25 years in healthcare in hospital practice and as a medical scientist in leading biotechnology companies, including Amgen and Genentech; licensed clinical pharmacist
Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, UW; Master of Public Administration, UW; Bachelor of Science, Pharmacy, UBC
Community Service: Eastside Transportation Partnership; King County EMS Advisory Task Force; Cascade Water Alliance; Environmental Services Commission and Youth Link Board Liaison; Overlake Hospital Foundation Board; Washington State Board of Pharmacy; NARAL Foundation Board; CHILD School Board; Lake Hills Urban Farm project
Statement: As a biotech professional and former Councilmember, I’ve learned to analyze data and find solutions to complex problems. As a longtime community volunteer, I’ve tackled issues with passion and teamwork. As a mom, I’ve learned to focus on the future.
In Olympia, I sponsored legislation to improve health and safety, better prepare students for the global economy, and support vulnerable youth. As your representative, I’ll continue to stand for a strong, innovative economy, traffic solutions, affordability, and diverse, healthy communities. Endorsed: Bellevue Firefighters; WCV; King County Democrats; Atty. Gen. Bob Ferguson; Lt.Gov. Cyrus Habib; Mayors of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond