Elected Experience: First time candidate; not a politician.
Other Professional Experience: Kristine currently serves as the Director of Economic Development for the Military and Defense sector for Washington State. Former Regional Outreach Director, US Senator Patty Murray; former Program Coordinator, Spokane Community College.
Education: Political Science B.A. Washington State University; Masters, Gonzaga University.
Community Service: Volunteer, Urban League Young Professionals; Board President, Regional Task Force on Human Relations; Truman National Security Project; President, Eta Mu Zeta Graduate Chapter, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority of professional women; March of Dimes; YWCA; American Cancer Society.
Statement: A tireless advocate for job creation and veterans’ services, Kristine Reeves has devoted her life to ensuring Washingtonians, especially veterans and their families, have the opportunity to thrive in our state’s economy.
An economic development specialist who’s worked for US Senator Patty Murray and the State Department of Commerce, Kristine is ready to bring those skills to the legislature to ensure a family-friendly economy, strong local public schools, reduced crime rates, and comprehensive transportation solutions. Kristine lives with her husband, Camron, and their two young children in Federal Way. Endorsed: Senator Patty Murray, Congressman Adam Smith and more.