“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.