A candidate for State Representative Pos. 2, Legislative District 29 in the 2010 Washington General Election
Elected Experience: Tacoma City Councilman – 15 years; State Representative – 10 years
Other Professional Experience: Former member; Workforce Development Council Executive Board, Tacoma-Pierce County Board of Health, Tacoma Joint Municipal Action Committee, Pierce Transit Board, and the Tacoma City Council Public Safety Committee.
Education: Mount Tahoma - Class of 1970, Bates Technical College, Tacoma Community College, Honorary Associate of Applied Technology - Clover Park Technical College
Community Service: Over the years, Steve has been a member of the Tacoma Athletic Commission, Tacoma Executives Association, Southeast Tacoma Lions Club, South End Neighborhood Center Advisory Board, Tacoma Urban Policy Committee, Pierce County Young Democrats and the Southeast Tacoma Optimist Club.
Statement: Experience matters in Olympia, and Steve Kirby has what it takes to stand up to the power-brokers and special interests and speak out for the hard working people of our community. He always has. He always will.
When things get tough in Olympia, Steve Kirby knows what to do. He fights against unfair tax increases and focuses on programs that matter to real people - creating family wage jobs, reforming education, providing affordable health care, and making our neighborhoods safe. Steve Kirby is a leader we know - a leader we can count on.