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Roger lives in Kirkland with his daughter Vivian and his son Felix.
Harvard University, M.P.A. (Kennedy School of Government), 1996-1998
The George Washington University, J.D., 1983-1986
Dartmouth College, A.B., also awarded Senior Fellowship, 1979-1983
U. of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), visiting research associate, 1981
Executive Director, Washington State Sentencing Guidelines Commission, 1998-2000
National Association of Sentencing Commissions Board, 1999-2000
Washington State Law and Justice Advisory Council, 1998-2000
Chief of Staff, U.S. Representative Rick Boucher (VA), 1993-1995
Legislative Director and Counsel, U.S. Representative Bob Wise (WV), 1989-1993
Legal staff, Democratic National Committee, 1988
Attorney, Tillinghast, Collins & Graham, Providence, RI, 1986-1988
Criminal Justice Policy Consultant, King County Bar Association
Appointed Member, King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Administrative Board
Chair, Joint Legislative Affairs and Public Advocacy Committee, King County Mental Health Advisory Board and King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Advisory Board
American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Substance Abuse Advisory Committee
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries – Pacific Northwest Legislator of the Year Award, 2013
Mothers Against Drunk Driving – Legislator of the Year Award, 2013
Century Council – Recognition of Leadership in the Fight Against Drunk Driving and Underage Drinking, 2013
King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence – Norm Maleng Public Policy and Systems Change Award, 2012
Towing and Recovery Association – Legislator of the Year Award, 2012
Early Learning Action Alliance – Gold Crayon Award, 2010, 2012
Children’s Alliance – Champion for Children Award, 2008, 2010
Cascade Water Alliance – In Recognition of Outstanding Leadership, 2009
National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration – Safety Champion Award, 2008
District and Municipal Court Judge’s Association – Outstanding Legislator Award, 2008
Washington State Association for Headstart and ECEAP – Exemplary Leadership Award, 2008
Washington Association for Substance Abuse and Violence Prevention – Outstanding Legislator of the Year Award, 2007
Local Activities and Affiliations:
President, Lakeview Neighborhood Association, Kirkland, 2001-2003
Board Member, Hopelink
Board Member, Norkirk Neighborhood Association, Kirkland, 2004
Member, Kirkland Heritage Society, since 2003
Kirkland-Redmond Unit Leader, League of Women Voters, since 2000
Volunteer Attorney, Eastside Legal Clinic, since 2001
Regional and State Activities and Affiliations
Washington State Bar Association
Washington State Public Health Association
King County Bar Association
Metropolitan Democratic Club
Rotary Club – University District
Charter Board Member, Rainier Institute
Board Member, Marie Institute, affiliated with U. of Washington.
OLYMPIA – DUI law has been strengthened thanks to priority legislation sponsored by Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkland) this year. Goodman’s HB 2700 addresses various loopholes in DUI law and places stricter requirements for those ordered to have Ignition Interlock devices....
Legislative Session Wrapping Up We’re down to the final two weeks, where both the House and the Senate wrap up debate and pass bills to send to the governor. There is also the matter of the supplemental budget–a few course...
OLYMPIA – Strengthening our DUI laws has been a major focus of the House Public Safety Committee Chair, Rep. Roger Goodman (D—Kirkland), who has been nationally recognized by groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the National Highway and Traffic...
OLYMPIA – As chair of the House Public Safety Committee, Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkland) often hears moving, painful stories from crime victims testifying about their experiences. Those stories have motivated Goodman to sponsor and pass two key pieces of legislation...
A quick update The 2016 legislative session is at the half-way point, as the House and Senate are now passing bills over to the opposite chambers. But before we get to that, I want to talk with you a little...
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