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Susan Fagan



9th District
Position 1
Pullman

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About Susan

PERSONAL:
Rep. Fagan is a public affairs and government relations specialist, former U.S. Senate staff member, political and community leader, forest landowner and manager. Widow of the late John Fagan, she has five adult children and 12 grandchildren. She makes her home in Pullman.

EDUCATION:
Lewis-Clark State College – Bachelor of Science in business management

PROFESSIONAL:
Director of Public Affairs, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (1999-2009)
Regional Director, U.S. Senator Larry Craig (1993-1999)
Legislative Assistant for Agriculture & Natural Resources, U.S. Senator Steve Symms, Washington, DC (1990-1993)
Regional Director, U.S. Sens. Jim McClure, 1985-1990

AWARDS:
2014 Guardian of Small Business Award, National Federation of Independent Business
2012 Cornerstone Award, Association of Washington Business
2012 Guardian of Small Business Award, National Federation of Independent Business
2011-2012 Washington Food Industry Association Award
2011 Judy Coovert Award, Association of Washington Business
2010 Heavy Lifter Award, Association of Washington Business
2008 Friend of Agriculture Award, Lewiston Chamber of Commerce
1997 Lifetime Member Award, Women in Timber 

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP:
Pullman, Colfax, Lewis-Clark, Othello, and Pomeroy chambers of commerce
Inland Northwest Community Foundation, former board member
Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation, former board member
Northwest Children’s Home, former board member
Member, President’s Associates of Washington State University

ORGANIZATIONS:
Chair, Health Care Committee, Association of Washington Business (2006-2009)
Whitman County GOP, former chairman;
PCO, Precinct 235 Whitman County Republican Women, member and former president; associate member,
Tri-Cities Republican Women and Republican Women of Seattle Tree Farm
Program member National Rifle Association member

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS: 
Appropriations
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education, ranking Republican 
Early Learning and Human Services
Joint Select Committee on Article IX Litigation
Joint Select Committee on Education Accountability
Joint Task Force on Education Funding

STATE GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE:
State representative, 9th District, serving since 2010