Elected Experience: Pierce County Council Member, served as Chair, Vice-Chair, Executive Pro Tem; Washington State House of Representatives; Ranking Member, House Capital Budget Committee; Legislator of the Year, Washington State Council Police & Sheriffs; Business Examiner, Woman of Influence.
Other Professional Experience: Small Business Owner; President, Pierce County Economic Development Corporation; Chair, South Sound 911, Flood Control District, Crystal Judson Family Justice Center, WA State Sex Offender Policy Board.
Education: BA, Northwest University, Magna cum Laude; Sigma Chi Pi Honor Society; Distinguished Alumni Pierce College.
Community Service: Youth Sports Coach; PTA President; Drug Counseling Volunteer; Youth Center President; Foster Parent and Parent Aid.
Statement: Joyce gets the job done! Twice named “Legislator of the Year” by Washington’s Police Officers for providing increased school safety, tighter sex offender laws, and tougher drunk driving penalties, Joyce also passed the first bill in the nation prohibiting text messaging while driving. Named a Woman of Influence by the Business Examiner, Joyce plans to focus on SR167 and I-5 to ensure these critical transportation projects are completed on time and within budget.
Joyce McDonald is a powerful advocate for our communities! Together we can make Washington State a better place to live, work. and raise our families.