Elected Experience: Maureen was elected to House of Representatives in 2004 and serves on two House committees: Early Learning and Human Services (ranking member) and Capital Budget. She also serves on the Boards for the Washington State Institute for Public Policy and Thrive Washington.
Other Professional Experience: Maureen and her sons proudly carry on the business of making Walla Walla Sweet Onion Sausages, which was started by her late husband Kelly. Walsh sausages have been a staple at the Walla Walla Farmers Market for 20 years.
Education: AA, Commercial Art, University of Cincinnati, 1983.
Community Service: Maureen has strong community ties and supports many local charitable efforts.
Statement: After serving the 16th District for six terms in the House of Representatives, Maureen Walsh seeks to represent the district in the Senate. As a compassionate and fiscal conservative, she will work hard to ensure our tax dollars are used wisely and efficiently. Her legislative priorities will include creating and preserving jobs, addressing agricultural needs and concerns, helping small businesses thrive, empowering parents to become their kids’ first and best teacher, preparing students to enter our diverse workforce, as well as caring for our seniors and citizens with disabilities. Thank you for your support!