Elect Brian Blake Washington State Representative – District 19 – Democrat

About Brian

PERSONAL

Resident of Aberdeen. Married to Debra Thomas-Blake.

EDUCATION

Aberdeen High School
A. S. Forestry, Grays Harbor C.C.
B. S. Environmental Studies, TESC

EMPLOYMENT

10 years logging, Contract Forester for Weyerhaeuser
3 years Environmental Specialist III, Dept. of Corrections

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Agriculture & Natural Resources – Chair
Business & Financial Services
General Government Appropriations & Oversight

Photo by Marc Sterling

ADDITIONAL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Joint Legislative Committee on Water Supply during Drought
Electron Dam Salmon Passage Work Group
Recreation on State Trust Lands Work Group
Council of State Governments – WEST Legislative Council on River Governance
Western Legislative Forestry Task Force
Coastal Caucus
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Board member, Coastal Harvest Food-bank Distribution Center
Board member, Lower Columbia Community Action Program

Photo by Marc Sterling

PUBLIC SERVICE

Citizen activist lobbying for access to our natural heritage.

YEARS IN THE HOUSE

Since 2002

LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Family wage jobs
Education
Good natural resources policy