Who We Are Rep. Melanie Morgan (D-Parkland) is a former school board director, a U.S. Army veteran, and an active community advocate who understands that people who struggle the most tend to have the least access to the legislative process. Rep. Mia Gregerson (D-SeaTac) has diligently worked towards increasing voter participation, reducing hunger and helping local food entrepreneurs, fighting for worker’s rights and tackling Washington’s homelessness and housing affordability crisis. Rep. April Berg (D-Mill Creek) is a former small business owner and Boeing employee. She is the first Black woman to represent the 44th District and has lived in Snohomish County for more than 20 years. Rep. Brandy Donaghy (D-Mill Creek) is a military veteran and community organizer and volunteer. Rep. Davina Duerr is a longtime Bothell resident, Davina has worked on preserving open space and addressing affordable housing and transportation needs, with a particular focus on environmental sustainability. Rep. Debra Entenman (D-Kent) is a former non-traditional student who is passionate about education for people of all ages and stages of life Rep. David Hackney (D-Tukwila) is a lawyer with experience working at the Department of Justice, The Nature Conservancy, and as a board member for Tabor 100 and the Alliance for Gun Responsibility Foundation, as well as Commissioner of the Washington Human Rights Commission Rep. Kirsten Harris-Talley (D-Seattle) has spent over 20 years building powerful movements for change in our region and statewide. From philanthropy, to nonprofit work, reproductive rights, and housing justice. Rep. Jesse Johnson is a lifelong Federal Way resident with a deep passion for education, youth development, and housing stability. As one of the Legislature’s youngest members, his values reflect his close partnerships in the South King County community. Rep. Debra Lekanoff (D-Bow) is a mom who focuses on listening to stakeholders, citizens, and governmental bodies, and is the only Native American woman currently serving in the Legislature Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self (D-Mukilteo) has worked across child-serving systems, which gives her a deep appreciation and understanding for all human services. She currently serves as the Majority Caucus Chair. Rep. Bill Ramos (D-Issaquah) is a former Issaquah City Council member and has worked for the US Forest Service and the Federal Transit Administration Rep. Cindy Ryu (D-Shoreline) served as the first Korean American woman mayor in America. At the Legislature, she advocates for small business owners, public schools, affordable housing, and public safety. Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos (D-Seattle) has been a community activist for over 40 years, with experience working for non-profit organizations and boards and foundations including the Boys and Girls Clubs of King County. Rep. Vandana Slatter (D-Bellevue) is an active public servant who has advocated for access to medicine, healthcare, and education. She has served on the Bellevue City Council and worked as a clinical scientist for over 20 years. Rep. Monica Stonier (D-Vancouver) hails from a strong military family and is currently an instructional coach in Clark County. Rep. Jamila (“jah-mee-lah“) Taylor (D-Federal Way) is an attorney, youth advocate and small business owner with a passion for community service and a commitment to serving the public good. Rep. My-Linh Thai (D-Bellevue) is the first refugee to serve in the Washington State Legislature. She is a passionate advocate for education, having served as school board director, and is a proud graduate from the University of Washington School of Pharmacy. Rep. Javier Valdez (D-Seattle) is the proud son and grandson of farmworkers and laborers. He has been a longtime leader in Washington’s Democratic Party and in the Latino community, having worked in the public sector for over 20 years.