Karen Fraser

Washington State Senator, 22nd District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    Husband: Tim Malone; 1 Child: Hiromi.

    Hometown
    Olympia, WA

    Education
    MPA, Public Administration, University of Washington, 1969
    BA, Sociology, University of Washington, 1966.

    Professional
    Professor, Public Administration, The Evergreen State College, 1999-present.

    Political
    Senator, Washington State Senate, 1993-present
    Representative, Washington State House of Representatives, 1989-1992
    Commissioner, Thurston County, 1981-1988
    Mayor, City of Lacey, 1976-1980
    Member, Lacey City Council, 1973-1980.

    Religion
    Episcopalian

    Congressional Membership
    Member, Joint Administrative Rules Review Committee, 1995-present
    Chair, Select Committee on Pension Policy, 1995-present
    Co-Chair, Legislative International Caucus, 1994-present
    Joint Legislative Committee on Water Supply During Drought, 2005
    State Treasurer's Advisory Committee on Alternative Financing, 2005
    Board Member, Thurston Regional Transportation Board, 2004
    Member, Deaf Education Task Force, 2003
    Member, Water Rights Disputes Task Force, 2003
    North Puget Sound Oil Spill Risk Management Panel, 1999
    Chair, Senate Ecology and Parks Committee, 1993-1996
    Chair, Joint Committee on Water Resource Policy, 1993
    Chair, Joint Legislative Committee on Energy Supply.

    Organizations
    Member, Washington Combined Fund Drive Board, 2001-present
    Member, Nuclear Waste Roundtable, National Council of State Legislatures, 1999-present
    Board Member, Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition, 1998-present
    River Governance Task Force, Council of State Governments, 1998-present
    Capitol Campus Design Advisory Committee, 1995-present
    Chair, Washington-Hyogo Legislative Friendship Association, 1994-present
    Executive Committee, Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians Conference on Environment and Development, 1993-present
    Board Member, Olympic Trails Heritage Association, 1984-present
    Board Member, Olympia-Yashiro Sister City Association, 1982-present
    Former Precinct Committee Officer/County Convention Chair/Member, Thurston County Democrats, 1970-present
    Washington State Parks Centennial Advisory Committee, 2004
    Nonhighway and Off-Road Vehicle Activities Task Force, 2003
    Western Water Policy Committee, Council of State Governments, 1999
    Legislative Building Preservation and Renovation Commission, 1999
    Environmental Fellow, Asia Foundation, 1994
    President, Washington State Association of Counties, 1987-1988
    Co-Chair, Host Committee, Women's Olympic Trials Association, 1984
    Former Vice President/Treasurer, Tumwater Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
    National Environment Committee, Council of State Governments
    Energy Committee, Western Region, Council of State Governments
    Environment Committee, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia
    Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program
    Founding Board Member, Nisqually River Basin Land Trust
    Chair, Nisqually River Council
    Member, Puget Sound Council
    Former Trustee, State Capital Historical Association
    Former Vice President/Treasurer, Tumwater Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
    Co-Chair, Washington Institute on Public Policy.

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Last Update
11/27/2009
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