PO Box 40600
Olympia, WA 98504-0600
Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana.
Worked at Amazon.com as a project manager and as a program manager on assignment at Microsoft before coming to the Legislature.
STATE GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE:
State Representative, 11th District, comprised of Renton, Tukwila and South Seattle, serving since January 2003
CURRENT COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:
General Government Appropriations & Oversight, Chair
Business & Financial Services
Ways & Means
Creating and protecting jobs
Making government more effective and efficient
Protecting citizens, especially low-income and minority communities, from predation and environmental degradation
Active in the Beacon Alliance of Neighbors and the SW King County Chamber of Commerce.
Member, Greater Renton Chamber of Commerce.
Member, Highlands Community Association.
Led seminars on democracy in the newly independent republics of Ukraine and Kyrgystan with the National Democratic Institute.
Member, American Council for Young Political Leaders
Resident of Tukwila