Elected Experience: State Representative 41st Legislative District, former Mercer Island City Councilmember
Other Professional Experience: Twenty years experience as a communications and government relations professional for nonprofits and foundations.
Education: Master of Public Policy and Administration from Columbia University. Bachelor in Education from Washington University in St. Louis.
Community Service: Served on the boards of the Island Park Elementary PTA, Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation, Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, and National Breast Cancer Coalition. Fire station and school bond campaigns volunteer. Legislative representative to the State Building Code Council.
Statement: There aren’t enough legislators in Olympia who understand the challenges facing families. With two kids in public schools, I know firsthand the importance of high-quality education, from pre-K through higher education. I serve as Vice Chair of Early Learning and Human Services and have championed legislation to ensure equal pay for women, increase school counselors and mental health access, reduce gun violence, and facilitate computer science baccalaureates at Bellevue College. I look forward to continuing to represent you and your family in Olympia. Endorsed by: Sierra Club, NARAL, State Labor Council, Dow Constantine, Claudia Balducci, local mayors, more…