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!
Resident of Aberdeen. Married to Debra Thomas-Blake.
Aberdeen High School
A. S. Forestry, Grays Harbor C.C.
B. S. Environmental Studies, TESC
10 years logging, Contract Forester for Weyerhaeuser Co.
3 years Environmental Specialist III, Dept. of Corrections
Board member, Lower Columbia Community Action Council
Board Member, Grays Harbor/Pacific County Food Bank Distribution Center
Citizen activist lobbying for access to our natural heritage.
Agriculture & Natural Resources - Chair
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
Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission