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Representative Derek Stanford earned a PhD in Statistics at the University of Washington, following an MS in Mathematics at Claremont Graduate University and a BS in Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College.

Currently, Rep. Stanford runs a small business specializing in analytics solutions and statistical consulting. Previously, he has served as Director of Analytics at companies specializing in fraud detection and customer insights. He has also worked as a research scientist at a software company, where he served as Principal Investigator on a research project for DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency).

Rep. Stanford serves on the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, the Appropriations Committee, the Business and Financial Services Committee, and the Rules Committee. He is also Chair of the Washington State Caseload Forecast Council and Vice-Chair of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee. He is a former member of the Community Economic Redevelopment Board and the Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program Committee.



  • 2018 End of Session Newsletter from Rep. Stanford | - May 9, 2018
    Click here to read Rep. Derek Stanford’s end of session newsletter for the 2018 legislative session.
  • Legislature passes bill to protect Washingtonians’ religious information | Press Releases - February 27, 2018
    OLYMPIA — Disclosing someone’s religious affiliation to the federal government constitutes an unfair practice and a violation of state discrimination laws, as a result of legislation passed today by the Legislature. House Bill 2097, sponsored by Rep. Derek Stanford, D-Bothell,... READ MORE
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Town Hall Meeting with 1st Legislative District lawmakers | Press Releases - February 9, 2018
    Who: Rep. Shelley Kloba, Rep. Derek Stanford, and Sen. Guy Palumbo, the 1st Legislative District lawmakers representing part of northeast King County and south Snohomish County, including areas of Kirkland, Bothell, Mountlake Terrace and Brier. What: Town Hall meeting with... READ MORE
  • Protecting workers from unfair business practices | Press Releases - February 7, 2018
    Democrats know that by putting people first and fighting for fair opportunities, we can build an economy that works for everyone.
  • MEDIA ADVISORY: 1st Legislative District Tele-Town Hall | Press Releases - January 22, 2018
    WHO:Sen. Guy Palumbo (D-Maltby), Rep. Derek Stanford (D-Bothell), Rep. Shelley Kloba (D-Kirkland) WHAT: A live Telephone Town Hall event WHEN: Thursday, January 25 at 6:00 p.m. WHY: To give constituents an opportunity to ask question of their lawmakers about issues... READ MORE
  • Contact

    Olympia Address:
    JLOB 327
    PO Box 40600
    Olympia, WA

    (360) 786-7928
    Email Derek

    District Office:
    18560 1st ave NE Suite E800
    Shoreline, WA 98155

    (206) 556-3195

    Legislative Assistant:
    Stephen Cardamenis
    Email: Stephen.Cardamenis@leg.wa.gov

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

    Agriculture & Natural Resources
    Business & Financial Services

    For Press Inquiries:
    Jim Richards, Communications Director
    (360) 786-7206

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

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