Elected Experience: 2016-Present: State Representative, 12th District, Washington State House of Representatives; Two Terms City Council, City of Chelan
Other Professional Experience: The White House Office of Political Affairs, Staff to Washington State House Republican Leadership, Executive Director for the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, CFO of 5th generation Family Apple and Cherry Orchard.
Education: Salutatorian, Manson High School. Graduate of Pacific Lutheran University with degrees in Business Administration and Political Science.
Community Service: Past President, Rotary Club of Chelan, Board Member Lake Chelan Community Hospital Foundation, Trustee Community Foundation of NCW, Past Chair Washington State Chamber of Commerce Executives. Trustee, Association of Washington Business
Statement: Mike Steele is currently serving in the Washington State House of Representatives. Mike has spent his legislative and professional careers advocating for the needs of small businesses. His families’ deep roots in the agricultural industry and working directly with hundreds of businesses in a variety of industries daily, provided insight on how the issues and policies directly impact economics in the 12th district. Mike is uniquely qualified to work on their behalf in Olympia. Mike looks forward to another term in the State House to continue proactively serving the people of the 12th District.