A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 30 in the 2010 Washington General Election
On this race: Elected Experience: Never an elected politician.
Other Professional Experience: Lived and worked in King County for 47 years; Director of Burst for Prosperity – an initiative to help with job training, promotion of family wage jobs and small business development; Public School Teacher; Former President, Washington Education Association; Director of Small Business Improvement Council.
Education: BA, Education, University of Washington.
Community Service: Founder and member of King County City Year – year long community service program for 18-24 year olds; former Director of Highline School District Community Engagement Program; Mentor small community based nonprofits; Member King County Workforce Investment Council; Boys & Girls Club.
Statement: A former classroom teacher, mom, grandmother, and non-profit director, Carol Gregory has the right experience to tackle the challenges facing our community. The Director of the Burst for Prosperity Initiative, Carol is not a politician. Instead, she has over 45 years of leadership in our region as a workforce training expert, small business mentor, and longtime educator who has helped people move from low-wage jobs to family-wage jobs.
“I will work to hold government accountable, prioritize public schools, and create family wage jobs. Let’s turn this economy around and put Washington back to work. I ask for your vote.”