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Biographical Profile for Sharon Tomiko Santos
Currently Elected State Representative District 37 Position #1, Washington
Party: Washington State Democrats
Phone: (206)326-9042
Address: PO Box 78606
Seattle, WA 98178
Sharon Tomiko Santos's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
I am honored to represent you and the diverse communities of the 37th Legislative District. As a member of the House Democratic Caucus I am proud to support our students and schools, protect our most vulnerable neighbors, control health care costs, and create economic opportunities and new jobs throughout our state.
Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Bob
6 Children.
Birth Date: 07/05/1961
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Home City: Seattle, WA
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
MA, Northeastern University, 1988
BA, The Evergreen State College, 1985.
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
Gifts Manager, Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority, 1995-1997
Policy Assistant, King County Executive, 1994-1995
Executive Director, Institute for Global Security Studies, 1992-1993.

Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
no response
Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Advisory Board, KUOW 94.9 FM Public Radio, University of Washington, 1996-present
Treasurer, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1996-present
Board of Trustees, Wing Luke Asian Museum, 1993-present
Board, Betheny United Church of Christ, 2002-2003
Board, Yuca Youth & Government, 2002-2003
Advisor, University of Washington Management Business & Economic Development Program, 1999-2002
Treasurer, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, 1996-2001
Trustee, World Affairs Council, 1994-2000
Member, Council for Pacific Asian Theology
Seattle Chapter Board, Japanese American Citizens League
Advisory Board, Japanese American National Museum
Seattle Community Council, United Way of King County
Youth and Government Advisory Board, Young Men's Christian Association.
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Executive Policy Staff, King County

Financial Institutions and Insurance

Elected to the House of Representatives in 1998.
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
2006 Recipient, Hate Free Zone Leadership in Justice and Government award
2005 Recipient, TABOR 100 Crystal Eagle Leadership Award for Legislative Action
2000 Recipient, Bernie Whitebear Award, United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
1996, Honoree, Celebrating Women's Leadership, Washington State Women's Political Caucus
1996, Honoree, Top 10 Contributors to the Asian American Community, Northwest Asian Weekly, Seattle WA
1995, NGO Delegate, United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, Beijing, China
1993, Recipient, Martin Luther King, Jr. "Keeping the Dream Alive" Award, Seattle, WA
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