Washington State House Democrats


Rep. McBride appointed to the Washington State Arts Commission

OLYMPIA – Governor Inslee appointed Rep. Joan McBride to the Board of Commissioners of the Washington State Arts Commission. She will be finishing the term of former commissioner Rep. Zach Hudgins.

“I am thrilled with this appointment,” Rep. McBride said. “My partner and I have been ardent collectors of art for many years, so this opportunity to serve is especially meaningful. I look forward to taking an active role on the commission.”

The Washington State Arts Commission works to create a Washington where the arts thrive and are celebrated throughout the state. The commission usually meets five times a year at locations throughout the state and via online webinar. Board meetings are open to the public. For information about upcoming meetings call 360-753-3860.

Rep. McBride represents the 48th Legislative District, which includes Kirkland, Redmond, Bellevue and the Point Cities. She formerly served as the Kirkland Mayor and on the City Council. A longtime Eastside leader, Joan serves on Kirkland Performance Center Board and the Kirkland Arts Center Advisory Board.