Elected Experience: Two Term City Concil Member, City of Chelan
Other Professional Experience: The White House Office of Political Affairs, Northwest Region, Staff to the Washington State House Republican Leadership, Executive Director for the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, CFO of 5th generation family business, Steele Orchards.
Education: Salutatorian, Manson High School. Graduate of Pacific Lutheran University with degrees in Business Administration and Political Science
Community Service: President-Chelan Rotary, Board Member-Chelan County Fair, Board Member-Lake Chelan Hospital Foundation, Board Member-NCW Small Business Loan Fund, Trustee-Community Foundation of NCW, Chair-Washington State Chamber of Commerce Executives, Trustee Association of Washington Business
Statement: Mike Steele has spent his professional career 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. This makes Mike uniquely qualified to work proactively on their behalf in Olympia. Mike’s experience and knowledge of the legislative process prepare him well to serve the people of the 12th District.