State Representative Mary Fosse is the proud mother of two, wife of a veteran, daughter of a single mother, a survivor, and a former small business owner with over a decade of community advocacy experience. She is well-known as a dedicated public servant and proponent of the rights of workers, families, and our most vulnerable. Rep. Fosse is particularly proud of her work to secure nearly $5.5 million for an environmental justice cleanup project for the Delta Neighborhood (in Everett), which has been historically underserved.  

Representative Fosse brings a vital and unique perspective to the legislative community. Having experienced the trauma of poverty and homelessness in her childhood, her top priorities at the state legislature include affordable housing, addressing homelessness issues, supporting family-wage jobs, and establishing safe and resilient communities. Rep. Fosse is committed to supporting equitable policy solutions to tackle the big challenges so many families and individuals face across our state.  

Fosse currently serves on the Everett City Council, and is a former Everett Districting Commissioner, Council of Neighborhoods Representative, and legislative staffer in the state House.  

In her free time, Rep. Fosse enjoys spending quality time with her family and loved ones, tending to her expansive garden, and volunteering with a variety of local organizations.  

Rep. Fosse serves as Vice Chair of the Labor and Workplace Standards Committee. She will also serve on the Community Safety, Justice, and Reentry and Capital Budget Committees.

Honors and Awards 

  • Mike Sells Labor Champion Award, (Snohomish and Island County Labor Council, 2022)
  • Elected Official of the Year, (Snohomish County Democrats, 2022)
  • Conservation Leader of the Year, (Snohomish Conservation District, 2020)