Elected Experience: State Representative, two terms. Serves on the Higher Education, Transportation, Public Safety and Rules Committees.
Other Professional Experience: Born and raised in Whatcom County, Luanne is fifth generation family to live and work here. Luanne and her husband Larry have four children and seven grandchildren. The Van Wervens built a successful local business. Along the way, Luanne saw how excessive government regulations stifle growth and cost jobs.
Education: Attended Lynden Christian Schools and Bellevue College.
Community Service: Luanne gives back to our community in meaningful ways by volunteering and supporting local organizations who are committed to serving vulnerable populations in our communities.
Statement: For the past four years, I have worked hard to represent the best interests of Whatcom County. There’s more to do. I will continue to fight for a state government that works for you, not the other way around.
Education: Whether K-12, 4-year colleges, or community and technical instruction, we must provide a world-class education, so every student reaches their full potential. Agriculture: We must protect our agricultural farms and professional services that contribute to the vitality of Whatcom County Agribusiness. Taxes: We must hold the line on taxes and instead give taxpayers their money back.