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Gael Tarleton

Elected Experience: I am honored to serve as your State Representative, 2013-present. House Majority Floor Leader; Vice Chair, Technology and Economic Development; Co-Chair, Maritime/Manufacturing Task Force; Member, Higher Education, Transportation, Rules Committees. Port of Seattle Commissioner, 2008-2013, Commission President, 2012.  

Other Professional Experience: Research Advisor, University of Washington; Director, SAIC Global Technology; Senior Analyst, Defense Intelligence Agency.

Education: M.A., Government and National Security, Georgetown University; B.S., School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Community Service: College Savings Plan Legislative Advisory Board; Legislative Delegate, Pacific NW Economic Region; Non-profit board member: Women's Actions for New Directions, NW Progressive Institute.

Statement: I will keep fighting to fully fund K-12 public schools and make higher education and healthcare more affordable. My Legislators' Task Force voted unanimously to support maritime and manufacturing jobs, give students educational and career opportunities in the trades, and prepare our state to tackle climate change risks. I will work with all Washingtonians to explore a more fair and stable tax structure to fund what we value: high-quality schools, living-wage jobs, a clean-energy economy, and publicly-owned lands and waters. Recipient, Women Legislators' “Pacesetter” Award. Endorsed by Democratic, labor, environmental, women's pro-choice groups.

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