On this race: Elected Experience: State Representative 1994 to 2004 State Senator 2004 to present
Other Professional Experience: United States Army; Military Police Corp, honorable discharge, 1974 to 1977, served the Tri-Cities as a police officer from 1979 to 2006.
Education: A.A. degree in Arts and Literature from Columbia Basin College, 1984
Community Service: Co-Chair for the ARC of the Tri-cities building campaign; Advisory Committee, Tri-City Sexual Assault Response Center; Board Member, Advisory Board for Retired Senior Volunteer Program; Board Member, B&F Boys and Girls Club; Member, Richland Masonic Lodge #283; Past President; Richland Police Guild and Richland Police Benefit Association; Life Member; International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators.
Statement: Senator Jerome Delvin uses his experience and proven leadership abilities to best serve our community and state. He has been recognized and honored for his accomplishments as both a state representative and state senator over the past 16 years.
As your senator, since 2004, Jerome has worked on committees that are key to our area's vitality, such as economic development, education, agriculture, water, energy and the environment. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Life Science Discovery Fund, of special importance to our community's science based economic and educational sectors.
Jerome's priorities for the next legislative session focus on supporting education though a balanced and sustainable budget. He will also continue to develop and promote a friendly business climate for existing and new businesses.
As a lifelong resident of Benton County, Senator Jerome Delvin knows the issues important to our area. Working for you, he will continue to make a difference in Olympia.