Elected Experience: State Representative 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014,
Experience: I've worked as a Logger and Forester, Environmental
Specialist, State Representative for 16 legislative sessions; Chair of the
House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Education: Bachelor of Science- Evergreen State College; Associate of
Science- Grays Harbor CC
Community Service: Board member at Lower Columbia Community Action Program,
board member at Coastal Harvest food bank distribution center, Raymond Elks,
and member of Eyes In The Woods; Member of The William D. Ruckelshaus Center
Advisory Board; Member of the Governor's Blue Ribbon Panel on Ocean Acidification.
Statement: As a former logger who was
injured in the woods and returned to college to learn new skills,
Representative Blake understands the need for jobs, education and a strong
natural resource policy. He is Chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee, where he has taken the lead on conserving and increasing access to
our natural resources. Brian also serves on the Commerce & Gaming Committee
and the Business & Financial Services Committee, where he has been
instrumental in bringing jobs and possibilities to the 19th District. Send his
experience and knowledge back to Olympia to serve the 19th District.