A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 28 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election
City: Poulsbo, WA
Occupation: lawyer; owner of a document-tracking service
First elected to the state House in 2006, Kelley served as chair of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee from 2009-2011, and vice chair of the House Business and Financial Institutions Committee, which regulates the state’s financial institutions. In 2000, he founded a multi-state document-tracking service. He previously has served as a federal prosecutor, as a staff attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and currently serves as a JAG lieutenant colonel in the Washington National Guard.
On this race:
Elected Experience: House of Representatives, 2007-2010. Committees: Joint Legislative Audit and Review (Chair), Financial Institutions and Insurance (Vice Chair), Judiciary, Rules, Veterans and Military Affairs.
Other Professional Experience: Small Business Owner, 11 years; Major, Army Reserve, 17 years; Instructor, Army JAG School; Past President, Fortune 500 Company; Department of Justice; Securities & Exchange Commission.
Education: BA, UC Berkeley; JD & MBA, SUNY Buffalo
Community Service: Provides legal assistance to military families, including Joint Base Lewis-McChord, since 1994. As past president of the Escrow Association of Washington, worked to help families buy first homes. Youth league football coach.
Statement: A small business owner, father, and seventeen-year Army Reserve officer, Troy Kelley has the service, values, and experience to deliver results for our community. Our independent voice in Olympia, Troy rejected tax increases, voted against suspending voter approved I-960, and demanded a stable and responsible balanced budget.
Troy is working to improve Washington's business climate, hold government accountable, and ensure our dollars are spent wisely. Troy believes every child deserves success and has worked to make wise investments in job training, education, and expand early learning and full-day kindergarten. An independent leader, Troy provides a lifetime of service and results.