As a progressive, community organizer and a mother of two, Beth has spent the last thirty years in training to take on the trust and aspirations of her community, to secure a thriving, sustainable, just and compassionate future for us all. She is currently serving her first term as a state representative from the 22nd legislative district.
Beth most recently served as the campaign director at Climate Solutions, a Northwest-based clean energy economy nonprofit. She also served as the regional co-director for the Power Past Coal campaign.
She was the founding executive director of Washington Conservation Voters and served in that role from 1991 – 1995. In 1996 she was a field organizer for National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL). She also served as a campaign organizer and later the development director for Audubon Washington. Beth has worked in public, private, and non-profit sectors, and has served in leadership staff positions in numerous political campaigns.
Beth has volunteered countless hours in the social service sector with Solid Ground and Noel House Homeless Shelter, on international development in Nicaragua, various environmental organizations, as an advocate for parks and sidewalks and in her children’s elementary school as PTA President.
Beth has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in political science and telecommunications. She has been married for 21 years to Dr. Eddy Cates, a family physician at Pioneer Family Practice. A mom of two young boys, she enjoys the outdoors, cycling, yoga, running, and traveling.
OLYMPIA – The newly-established Washington State Women’s Commission is now accepting applications from individuals interested in working to address problems that contribute to inequality for women in the workplace and society. The commission was created as a result of House...
Who: Sen. Sam Hunt, Rep. Beth Doglio, and Rep. Laurie Dolan – The 22nd District legislators represent part of Thurston County, including Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, and the unincorporated communities of Johnson Point, Cooper Point, Tanglewilde, Thompson Place and Boston Harbor. What:...
Who: Rep. Laurie Dolan, Rep. Beth Doglio, and Sen. Sam Hunt, the 22nd Legislative District lawmakers representing Thurston County, including Olympia, Lacey, and Tumwater. What: Town Hall meeting with 22nd Legislative District constituents. When: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Thursday,...
OLYMPIA – The Washington House of Representatives passed legislation today to protect survivors of domestic or sexual violence from discrimination. HB 2661, sponsored by Rep. Beth Doglio (D–22, Olympia), prohibits businesses from firing or otherwise discriminating against domestic or sexual...
There’s a bipartisan agreement on the state’s capital budget, but the Republican-controlled Senate refuses to pass it. Check out my op-ed in The News Tribune to get the full story. Originally published as an op-ed in The News Tribune on...
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