Elected Experience: Issaquah City Councilmember, 2015-present
Other Professional Experience: Owns and operates an Issaquah-based small business, The Common Good, specializing in developing transportation and public transit projects. Previously, worked for the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration as a Community Planner, as well as for the US Forest Service in North Bend as Director of Forest Management, Recreation and Public Services, and Ecosystem Management. Owned small dance business in North Bend for nearly 20 years.
Education: BS, Humboldt University. Certificates in Forest Engineering and Recreation Management.
Community Service: Served on Issaquah’s Economic Vitality Commission, Planning and Policy Commission, and Human Service Commission.
Statement: There is more that unites us than not. By working together, we can tackle our traffic problems and get people home with their families sooner. We can support and improve public schools, giving all our children the opportunity to succeed. We can keep our kids safe, inside and outside of schools, with common sense gun safety. We can make government work for us, strengthening Olympia’s accountability and transparency, ending partisan games.
I would be honored to have your vote. Endorsed by Eastside Fire & Rescue, Maple Valley Firefighters, Washington Conservation Voters, our teachers, school board members, unions and more.