Jan Angel

26th District
Position 1
Port Orchard


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About Jan

Jan was born and raised in Colorado, lived in Alaska for nine years, and then moved to Washington in 1983. She has lived in the 26th District for the past 30 years and is married to Lynn Williams. Jan has two adult daughters, a step-daughter and son, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She is very active in numerous local community organizations, as well as her church.

Council of State Governments, Western Legislative Academy – 2009 graduate
New York University Wagner, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service – County Leadership Institute – 2005 graduate
Washington State University/Washington State Association of Counties – Washington Certified Public Official – 2003 graduate
American Institute of Banking – Anchorage, Alaska
University of Alaska, Anchorage – Business Administration/Banking
Colorado State University – Business Administration
Southern Colorado State College – Business Administration

Kitsap County Commissioner (2000 – 2008)
Washington Association of Counties, Western District – Past president- Seven-year board member
Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC):
Economic Development District Executive Board;
Growth Management Board
Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council (KRCC) – Eight-year board member and past chair
Puget Sound Clean Air Agency – Eight-year board member
Washington Association of Counties
Urban County Caucus
Kitsap County Health District – Eight-year board member and past chair
Kitsap Transit – Eight-year board member
Kitsap 911 CenCom – Board member and past chair; executive board member, six years
Olympic Consortium (Kitsap, Jefferson and Clallam county region) – Seven-year board member and past chair, work force issues
Hood Canal Coordinating Council (Kitsap, Jefferson and Mason counties) – Eight-year board member
Peninsula Regional Support Network (Kitsap, Jefferson and Mason counties) – Seven-year board member, mental health issues
Kitsap County Consolidated Housing Authority – Eight-year board member and past chair
More than 37 years of business experience, including 14 years as a commercial banker, nine years as a business owner with multiple locations in Kitsap and Pierce counties, and seven years in real estate sales in Kitsap County (Washington state real estate license holder – currently inactive status).
Co-owner – residential and commercial rental properties

State Representative, 26th District, 2009 – current
Community Development, Housing and Tribal Affairs Committee, ranking member, 2013 – current
Transportation Committee, 2011 – current
Health Care and Wellness Committee, 2013 – current
Local Government Committee, ranking member, 2009 – 2012
Education Committee, 2011 – 2012
Early Learning and Children’s Services Committee, 2009 – 2010
Higher Education Committee, 2009 – 2010
Rules Committee, 2011 – 2012
National Conference of State Legislatures, member, 2009 – current
Appointed by Speaker of the House to attend Working Families Leadership Forum, Denver Colorado – 2012
Health Committee
American Legislative Exchange Council, 2009 – current
National Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development Task Force, appointed 2011
Washington State Co-Chair, appointed 2010
National Civil Justice Task Force, 2009 – 2010
Council of State Governments, member, 2009 – current
Health Care Committee
Western Legislative Academy graduate, 2009
National Order of Women Legislators, member, 2009 – current

Kitsap County Republican Party – 2013 Elected Republican of the Year
American Legislative Exchange Council, Washington, D.C. – Legislator of the Year 2012
Association of Washington Business – Cornerstone Award, 2009, 2010, 2011
National Federation of Independent Business – Guardian of Small Business Award, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts – Outstanding Legislator, 2011
Washington Food Industries – Legislator Award, 2011
Washington Association of Vocational Administrators – Legislator of the Year, 2011
Washington Farm Bureau – Friend of Farm Bureau, 2010
Award of Recognition for creating conditions of educational success for foster care youth, 2010
Self-Advocates in Leadership Award, 2010
Kitsap Home Builders Association – Public Official of the Year, 2008
Puget Sound Regional Council Award of Outstanding Regional Leadership, 2008
Kitsap Alliance of Property Owners – Freedom Award, 2008
Kitsap County Association of Realtors – Award of Excellence in Public Service, 2005
Soroptimist International of Port Orchard – Woman of Distinction Award, 2003 – 2004 Washington State Association of Counties – Recognition of first all-woman board of county commissioners in Washington state history, 2003
Kitsap County Association of Realtors – Citizen of the Year, 2002
Award for Top Company Real Estate Sales Associate – Seven consecutive years, 1992-1998
National Association of Bank Women National Director
Alaska State President, National Association of Bank Women
Colorado Business and Professional Women’s Young Career Woman
Fremont County Misc. other community and business awards

Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce – Past president, 13-year board member
Bremerton Chamber of Commerce, Member
Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors – Appointed 2012
Key Peninsula Business Association, Member
Gig Harbor Historic Waterfront Association, Member
Port Orchard Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellow)
Republican Women’s Clubs, Member
South Kitsap, Gig Harbor, National
26th District Republican Club
Washington State, Kitsap and Pierce Republican Caucus
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority – Lifetime member
Washington, Alaska, Colorado
Alpha Phi Sorority – Alumni
Sidney Arts Association and Museum, Member
Washington State Farm Bureau, Member
Mason/Kitsap County Farm Bureau, Member
Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition, Member
Alliance of Women-Owned Businesses, Charter Member
The Great Peninsula Conservancy, Member
Enterprise Washington, Member
Navy League, Member
Puget Sound Naval Bases Association, Member
First Lutheran Community Church, Member
Washington Tourism Alliance, Member