PERSONAL: Mike Hope, 37, was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Mike has lived in Snohomish County for 14 years. His current home is in Lake Stevens with his wife Sara and son Noah.
B.A. in Sociology from John Carroll University.
M.A in Policy Studies at the University of Washington.
MILITARY SERVICE: Served in the Marine Corps Reserve from 1994 – 2001.
OCCUPATION: Mike has served the public for 14 years as a Seattle police officer and detective. He is also a high school wrestling coach, and previously coached football and track at Monroe High School. Sara and Mike owned a small business, Hope’s Gym.
Snohomish Lions Club
Lake Stevens American Legion
Member of Impact Christian Church in Lake Stevens
2012 Legislator of the Year, Association of Public Safety Communication Officials
Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business – 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Guardian of Small Business, National Federation of Small Business (NFIB) – 2009, 2011, 2011
Legislator of the Year Award, Council of Metropolitan Police and Sheriffs – 2011
Legislator of the Year Award, Washington Association of Police and Sheriffs – 2010
Lake Stevens School District Service Award -2010
Lake Stevens Journal Most Inspiring People of the Year- 2009
Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Washington- Bothell – 2009
Business Champion Award, Joint Government Affairs Committee (Everett, South Snohomish County and Monroe Chambers of Commerce) – 2009