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Joel Kretz



7th District
Position 2
Wauconda

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About Joel

PERSONAL:
Joel is a life-long Washingtonian who currently lives in Wauconda. He lives on the family ranch with his wife, Sara, and their son, Jed.

EDUCATION:
Attended Green River Community College and Olympic Community College

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Joel is self-employed as a rancher.

RECENT CIVIC AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Okanogan Farm Bureau
National Rifle Association
Coalition for Property Rights
Open Government Task Force

RECENT AWARDS AND HONORS:
Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business, 2011-12
Guardian of Small Business Award, Washington state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business, 2011-12 and 2013-14
Legacy Award, Northwest chapter of Safari Club International, 2011
2010 Outstanding Legislator, Washington state chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business
Legislator of the Year Award, Washington State Farm Bureau,
Business Star Award, The Business Institute of Washington, 2007 and 2009

LEGISLATIVE ASSIGNMENTS:
• Serves as the Deputy Republican Leader
• House Rules Committee
• House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee
• Government Operations and Elections Committee
• Kretz also served on the "Open Government Task Force" created by the state attorney general