Biography

Mike Chapman served for a decade as a local law enforcement officer and U.S. Customs Inspector. He then served four terms as a Clallam County Commissioner.

He received his master’s degree in Leadership and Liberal Studies from Duquesne University, his bachelor’s in Organizational Management from Northwest College and his Associates of Arts and Sciences from Shoreline College.

His volunteer and civic involvement includes:

  • Clallam County Board of Health (chair, board member)
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula (board president)
  • North Olympia Baseball and Softball (board director)
  • William Shore Memorial Pool District (founder, chair, board member)
  • Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization (chair)
  • Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce (board director)

Mike lives in Port Angeles with his wife of 27 years, Bobbi, and together they have two sons, Larsson and Anders, both in college.

News

  • Work session forces postponement of Forks town hall meeting | News - December 6, 2017
    OLYMPIA — A town hall meeting scheduled for Forks on Dec. 12 will be rescheduled due to a critical meeting on water rights. The meeting, hosted by Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim, Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Dungeness, and Rep. Mike... READ MORE
  • A Year in Review | News - November 16, 2017
    What a busy few months since the Legislature adjourned in July.  I thought I would highlight a few of the activities and issues I have been working on over the summer and fall in preparation for the next legislative session... READ MORE
  • One Washington: Lawmakers come to Grays Harbor on first stop of rural development tour | News - September 12, 2017
    ABERDEEN—More than a dozen state representatives, including Speaker of the House Frank Chopp, came to the Rotary Log Pavilion for the first stop on a listening tour in timber and farm country. “It was great to see so many local... READ MORE
  • Lawmakers, Inslee honor Red Devils’ athleticism, academics | News - April 3, 2017
    OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee joined Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D-Sequim, Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Dungeness, and Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles, in honoring the Neah Bay Red Devils today for their unparalleled excellence on the athletic field and in... READ MORE
  • Chapman rural jobs bill: One year of free tuition for high-demand fields | News - March 22, 2017
    “This is about revitalizing timber country and farm country,” Rep. Chapman said. “Research tells us one year of education beyond high school is the tipping point for people to get family wage jobs. We also know local businesses need workers with advanced skills. This legislation brings those two things together."
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    Olympia Address:
    132B Legislative Building
    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA
    98504-0600

    (360) 786-7916
    Email Mike

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    Sarah Temples
    Email: Sarah.Temples@leg.wa.gov

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    Vice Chair, Agriculture & Natural Resources
    Public Safety
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    guy.bergstrom@leg.wa.gov

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    (360) 786-7208
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