Clyde Shavers is a State Representative in the Washington State Legislature representing the 10th Legislative District, which includes all of Island County and portions of Skagit and Snohomish County. He is Vice Chair of the House Education Committee. Rep. Shavers also serves on the Capital Budget Committee and the Innovation, Community and Economic Development, and Veterans Committee.

Before becoming a legislator, Clyde served our nation as a member of the United States Navy for 8 years with tours including U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet in the Middle East and Destroyer Squadron 7 in Southeast Asia. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Following his service, Rep. Shavers graduated from Yale Law School, where he established the student group Yale Coalition to End Homelessness and studied environmental law with the Natural Resources Defense Council.

His local public service activities include volunteering and serving on the boards of Skagit Friendship House, a faith-based organization that serves Mount Vernon’s homeless and working poor, and South Whidbey’s Goosefoot which works to build affordable housing.