Elected Experience: State Representative 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 & 2014
Other Professional Experience: I've worked as a Logger and Forester, Environmental Specialist, State Representative for 14 legislative sessions; Chair of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.
Education: Bachelor of Science-Evergreen State College; Associate of Science-Grays Harbor Community College.
Community Service: Board member Lower Columbia Community Action Program, Board member at Coastal Harvest food bank distribution center, Board member William D. Ruckelshaus Center, Raymond Elks and member of Eyes in the Woods.
Statement: A logger who was injured in the woods and returned to college to learn new skills, Brian Blake understands the need for jobs, education, and a strong natural resources policy. Brian worked to stimulate our rural economy, bringing jobs and infrastructure to our local communities; maintain a responsible, balanced budget; invest in education; and ensure your tax dollars are spent wisely. A champion of Second Amendment rights, and the Chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Brian has taken the lead on conserving, and increasing access to our natural resources. Brian Blake: an independent voice for rural communities.