Elected Experience: As a Kirkland City Councilmember, I also serve on the Eastside Human Services Forum, the King County Domestic Violence Initiative, the King County Cities Climate Collaboration, and the King County Board of Health.
Other Professional Experience: I am a health care provider with 20 years of experience as a Massage Therapist, currently practicing at a local physical therapy clinic.
Education: B.S. Kinesiology, University of Illinois; Seattle Massage School
Community Service: Lake Washington Schools Foundation Trustee; Kirkland Kiwanis Club, Kirkland Park Board Member (former); WA State PTA Legislative Director (former); Lake Washington Citizens Levy Committee; 1st District Democrats; YES! For Great Kirkland Parks.
Statement: As a City Councilmember, State PTA leader, and healthcare professional, I have a track record of leadership on critical issues: schools that work for all kids, transportation to keep our region moving, and protecting parks, safety, and neighborhood quality of life. In Olympia, I'll get results on these priorities while working to close unfair corporate tax loopholes and strengthening laws that keep guns away from domestic abusers and the dangerously mentally ill.
Endorsements: WA Education Association; County Councilmember Balducci; State Representatives Stanford and Moscoso; Bothell Councilmember Spivey; Kirkland Mayor Walen and Councilmembers Arnold, Sweet, and Asher; and many more!