Claire spent 25 years working for the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD), specializing in early education and family involvement. Prior to working for the PSESD, Claire taught pregnant and parenting teens at Mt. Tahoma High School and worked as a senior grants and contracts manager for a City of Seattle teen parenting program.
Claire has also worked as a nutrition educator and ran the WIC program in rural Montana following graduate school. Claire has extensive volunteer experience in South King County including PTA, Citizens for Federal Way Schools, the Building Better Futures Board in Kent, the Advisory Board of the Washington Family Engagement Trust, and the Board of Directors for The Sidekick Collective.
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A career education professional and Federal Way School Board President, Claire knows that a high quality education, from early learning to higher education, is the key to opportunity and success. In Olympia, she’ll ensure our schools are fully funded and our children prepared for current and emerging careers.
South King County has waited long enough for the transportation projects we have been funding and deserve. Claire will work to streamline delivery of road improvements, light rail projects, and other transit needs, making sure they are done on time and on budget.
Claire hears from families every day who feel the pressure of rising health care premiums and out of pocket costs. In Olympia, she will work to guarantee every family in our region has access to affordable healthcare coverage, protect the rights of women from partisan attack, and ensure our state is doing its part to control healthcare costs.
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