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Biographical Profile for Steve Tharinger
Candidate for State Representative District 24 Position #2, Washington
November 4, 2014 Washington General Election
Age:
Party: Washington State Democrats
Phone: (360) 460-3079
Address: PO Box 834
Sequim, WA 98382
 
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
I am running for the seat presently held by Lynn Kessler. The 24th consists of Clallam and Jefferson Counties and a part of Grays Harbor County. Lynn has represented our 24th Legislative District with remarkable wisdom and energy for 18 years. She served as Democratic Majority Leader in the House and has given a powerful voice to the concerns and needs of the North Olympic Peninsula. I cannot begin to fill Lynn's shoes, but I am proud to follow in her footsteps.
Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Wife: Yvonne
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado College.
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
Steve and his wife Yvonne have been active residents and small business owners in Clallam County for over thirty years.
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)
Clallam County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (chair).
Board of the Clallam County Economic Development Council.
Board of the United Way of Clallam County from 2003-2009 (Treasurer 2003-2006).
Clallam County Planning Commission from 1992-1997 (chair 1995-1997).
Carlsborg Urban Growth Area Task Force (chair 1994).
Clallam County Forest/Mineral Lands Committee (1991).
Clallam County Agricultural Resource Lands Committee.
Clallam County Agricultural Advisory Committee (chair).
United Way Access to Health Care Committee and Community Solutions Committee.
Clallam County Board of Health.
Clallam County Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Fund Advisory Board (chair).
State Insurance Commissioner Health Care Reform Realization Committee.
Dungeness River Management Team (chair).
Dungeness River Flood Control Advisory Board.
Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board since 2002 (chair since 2008).
Salmon Recovery Council and Ecosystem Coordination Board, Puget Sound Partnership.
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Steve Tharinger is serving his third term as Clallam County Commissioner representing the first district. He has oversight responsibilities for five county departments--Health & Human Services, Community Development, Treasurer, Assessor and Cooperative Extension.
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
no response
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
He received the Clallam County Community Service Award in recognition of his long-standing community involvement.
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