Elected Experience: It has been my honor to serve as your representative for the past two years.
Other Professional Experience: Field Organizer, Jolene Unsoeld for Congress. Executive Director, Washington Conservation Voters. Planning Assistant, Seattle Public Utilities. Junior Program Manager, Telcordia Telecommunications. Development Director, Audubon Society. Political Director, NARAL Pro-Choice Washington. Campaign Director, Climate Solutions (current). Full-time mom.
Education: B.A. Indiana University, cum laude.
Community Service: Co-Chair, Olympia Parks/Sidewalks 2004 campaign. President, Roosevelt PTA. Member, Olympia Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. Board Member, Solid Ground and Win With Women. Volunteer, Noel House Homeless Overflow Shelter and Thurston Nicaraguan Sister City.
Statement: I am a progressive activist, community organizer, and mother of two, who has dedicated the last 30 years focused on building a more sustainable, just, and compassionate community. I was proud to sponsor legislation addressing climate change, protecting survivors of domestic violence from workplace discrimination, strengthening living wage laws, ensuring equal pay for equal work, and expanding access to women’s healthcare. I will continue to advocate for our state employees, responsible gun policies, equality for all, and a strong social safety net.
Endorsed by Washington Conservation Voters, Planned Parenthood Votes, Children’s Campaign Fund. I ask for your vote.