A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 25 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: State Representative, 25th District, 2002 – present
Other Professional Experience: Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse, Good Samaritan Hospital, 1984 – present. Co-Chair, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Vice-Chair, Health Care and Wellness Committee. Chair, Joint Legislative and Executive Long Term Care Task Force. Joint Select Committee on Health Care Reform Implementation.
Education: B.S. Nursing (cum laude), University of Washington Tacoma. Western Legislative Academy, Council of State Governments. Leadership Institute, National Conference of State Legislatures. Center for Policy Alternatives Leadership Institute.
Community Service: Legislative & Health Policy Council, Washington State Nursing Association. State Council on Aging. Statewide Strategic Master Plan for Higher Education. Pierce College Nursing Program Advisory Board.
Statement: Dawn Morrell, a nurse, mother and grandmother, makes tough decisions and solves difficult problems by focusing on people, not politics. She understands the economic pressures facing families and fights for quality schools, access to higher education, job opportunities and training. Married to a veteran, Dawn championed legislation to make a difference for our troops and their families.
Fiercely independent, Dawn used her leadership abilities to stop a general sales tax increase and secure sensible budget cuts to protect families and small businesses. Dawn's expertise in healthcare policy and senior issues saves lives and taxpayer dollars. Dawn Morrell—Trust a Nurse.