Elected Experience: House of Representatives:Chair: Local Government Committees State Government; Public Safety;Toll Fellow: Executive Committee (CSG); Western Legislative Academy (CSG)1985 to 1993 Poulsbo City Council
Other Professional Experience: Commission on Judicial Conduct, Office of Public Defense Advisory Committee Legislator of the Year 2011 Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Legislator of the Year and National Legislator of the Year for Elder and Adult Services (Sen. John Heinz Memorial Award) 2010 Legislator of the Year WA State Humane Society 2018
Education: Education: University of Miami, , FL
Community Service: NW Women's Law Center, Kiwanis ,Urban Forestry Council, Council Coalition, Founder four city councils met once a quarter discussion.
Statement: Now more than ever, we must make the tough decisions to continue to move forward and improve all we love about our state. A strong economy is critical to Kitsap. Working families need secure jobs paying a living wage. We need access to affordable healthcare; our kids must have quality schools and transportation needs attention. Let’s keep putting Kitsap first in jobs, schools, healthcare and transportation. The endorsed Democrat, Sherry Appleton has the experience to get the job done. “Always it is an honor to represent you and I will fight for Kitsap.”