2016 General Election Voters' Guide

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Steve Tharinger

Elected Experience:   Representative 24th Legislative District 2011 to Present Three term Clallam County Commissioner 2000 to 2012  

Other Professional Experience:   Past Small Business Owner of wood products business  

Education:   Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Colorado College Certified Volunteer Mediator, Peninsula Dispute Resolution Center  

Community Service:   United Way Access to Health Care Committee; Clallam County Chemical Dependency Mental Health Advisory Board; Clallam County Economic Development Council; Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board; Ecosystem Coordination Board for Puget Sound Partnership; Watershed Planning Implementation, Biodiversity Council (both Legislative Advisory committees); Olympic Consortium for Workforce Development; Council of Governments, Olympic Area Agency on Aging; Alzheimer’s Disease Working Group.  

Statement: It has been an honor being your State Representative, working with you on strengthening the health care system, making investments in our Ports and Parks, developing value added products for the forest industry.

There is more to do, in the areas of K-12 education funding, long-term care, job creation, protecting our environment, while helping to rebuild the middle class. We must work together at the local and state level ensuring we have strong communities helping our families thrive. I ask for your vote to continue working to make the Olympic Peninsula an even a better place to live.

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