Brian E. Blake – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Currently Elected State Representative District 19 Position #2, Washington

Washington State Democrats
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PO Box 1541Longview, WA 98632
(360)589-0123
Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

A former logger and local small business owner, Brian Blake is OUR independent voice for Southwest Washington

Passed legislation to keep local biomass facilities open, preserving hundreds of jobs

Funded local retraining programs for displaced workers and soldiers returning home

Protected K-12 and higher education from further cuts

Send Brian Blake back to Olympia work for us!

Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Resident of Aberdeen. Married to Debra Thomas-Blake.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Aberdeen High School

A. S. Forestry, Grays Harbor C.C.

B. S. Environmental Studies, TESC

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

10 years logging, Contract Forester for Weyerhaeuser Co.

3 years Environmental Specialist III, Dept. of Corrections

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

Board member, Lower Columbia Community Action Council

Board Member, Grays Harbor/Pacific County Food Bank Distribution Center

PUBLIC SERVICE:

Citizen activist lobbying for access to our natural heritage.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:

Agriculture & Natural Resources - Chair

Capital Budget

General Government Appropriations

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

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