Mike Chapman served for a decade as a local law enforcement officer and U.S. Customs Inspector. He then served four terms as a Clallam County Commissioner.

He received his master’s degree in Leadership and Liberal Studies from Duquesne University, his bachelor’s in Organizational Management from Northwest College and his Associates of Arts and Sciences from Shoreline College.

His volunteer and civic involvement includes:

  • Clallam County Board of Health (chair, board member)
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula (board president)
  • North Olympia Baseball and Softball (board director)
  • William Shore Memorial Pool District (founder, chair, board member)
  • Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization (chair)
  • Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce (board director)

Mike lives in Port Angeles with his wife of 27 years, Bobbi, and together they have two sons, Larsson and Anders, both in college.


  • How can we create more opportunity and jobs in rural Washington? | News - May 12, 2018
    Lawmakers meet with leaders and stakeholders in Port Angeles PORT ANGELES—A packed room of stakeholder and business leaders met with lawmakers from around the state to talk about boosting jobs and development in rural Washington. “The first job of leadership... READ MORE
  • Lawmakers weigh in on fixes for local economy | News - May 7, 2018
    The group of Democratic legislators representing the 19th and 24th Legislative Districts said Monday they’d like more direction from local leaders looking for a solution to the traffic mess created by growing rail traffic in East Aberdeen. The lawmakers, Sen.... READ MORE
  • State lawmakers to visit Port Angeles for rural economic development meeting | News - May 7, 2018
    Speaker of the House Frank Chopp, and Reps. Mike Chapman and Steve Tharinger, among others, will discuss rural economic development in Port Angeles this Thursday. Click below for the story: State lawmakers, leaders to visit Port Angeles for rural economic... READ MORE
  • One Washington: Lawmakers host rural summit in Port Angeles on May 10 | News - May 2, 2018
    OLYMPIA—Lawmakers and leaders from near and far, including Speaker of the House Frank Chopp and state Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz, are scheduled to come to Port Angeles on May 10 to discuss rural economic development. “This is about... READ MORE
  • Democrats’ plan cuts taxes, balances budget and increases reserves | News - March 8, 2018
    OLYMPIA — The Legislature adjourned today after passing a balanced budget plan that will provide property tax relief while leaving a healthy reserve fund for future emergencies such as wildfires or unexpected economic downturns. Closer to home, a proviso in... READ MORE
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