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

  • 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."
  • Mid-session update from Reps. Tharinger and Chapman | News - March 10, 2017
    Education, health care and public safety OLYMPIA—At the mid-way point of the 2017 session, Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Dungeness) and Rep. Mike Chapman (D-Port Angeles) say the House of Representatives has passed key measures on education, health care and public safety.... READ MORE
  • Round-up of legislative news and photos from Rep. Mike Chapman | News - February 2, 2017
    Chapman elected Assistant Majority Whip in House of Representatives Working together to fully fund our public schools The first vote of the House of Representatives was to pass legislation to help local school districts avoid falling off what’s known as... READ MORE
  • Contact

    Olympia Address:
    132B Legislative Building
    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA
    98504-0600

    (360) 786-7916
    Email Mike

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

    Toll-free Hotline:
    1-800-562-6000
    1-800-635-9993 (TTY)

    Committees:
    Vice Chair, Agriculture & Natural Resources
    Public Safety
    Transportation

    For Press Inquiries:
    Andy McVicar, Deputy Communications Director
    (360) 786-7215
    Andrew.McVicar@leg.wa.gov

    For broadcast-quality audio or TV/radio interviews:
    Dan Frizzell, Broadcast Coordinator
    (360) 786-7208
    Dan.Frizzell@leg.wa.gov

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