Elected Experience: First time candidate; not a politician.
Other Professional Experience: Brooke worked as a Realtor in South King County and for Union Pacific Railroad before pursuing her passion for advocacy and joining the League of Education Voters then Northwest Positive Behavioral Intervention Support (PBIS) Network.
Education: Riverside Community College.
Community Service: Mom of 2 and 14 year Kent resident, Brooke has volunteered with Washington State PTA for over 10 years, serving as State Legislative Director and Chair of the Kent Council PTSA Clothing Bank. Brooke volunteered with Girl Scouts of Western Washington, Communities in Schools, and as Chair of Citizens for Kent Schools.
Statement: Brooke Valentine has cultivated her passion for kids and public education from committed volunteer to accomplished, trustworthy expert. Brooke began volunteering for Girl Scouts, Kent School District Levy campaigns, and her children’s PTAs. She grew that volunteerism into a professional career with the League of Education Voters and NWPBIS Network, organizations which provide policy leadership to create effective public schools.
In Olympia, Brooke will bring an innovative approach, integrity, and research driven common sense to champion local public schools, improve transportation infrastructure, and ensure fiscal accountability. Endorsed by Rep. Pat Sullivan, Kent Fire Fighters, League of Education Voters, and more