Elected Experience: Proudly serving my first term as your State Representative.
Other Professional Experience: Currently serving as the Director of Economic Development for the Military and Defense sector for the State of Washington’s Department of Commerce. Kristine also owns a small, Federal Way-based business.
Education: High School Diploma, Moses Lake High School; Bachelor’s degree, Washington State University (Pullman); Master’s degree, Gonzaga University (Spokane).
Community Service: Served as Statewide Veterans Constituency Coordinator and Kitsap, Olympic & South Sound Regional Director in Senator Patty Murray’s office. Member, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; Volunteer, March of Dimes.
Statement: As a working mom and economic developer, Kristine knows how to get the job done. As our state Representative, she works tirelessly to expand access to affordable childcare, improve our public schools, and build a local economy that works for our families. In her day-job, she helps small businesses across the state create and maintain over 60,000 jobs for veterans and military families. Whether it’s cutting property taxes, creating jobs or funding our schools, Kristine puts problem-solving and people over partisanship. Endorsed by Senator Patty Murray, Congressman Adam Smith, City Councilmember Jesse Johnson, and many more.