Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sen. Fraser joins the Ruckelshaus Center’s Advisory Board

January 17th, 2014|

OLYMPIA — Sen. Karen Fraser, D-Olympia, has been chosen to serve on the advisory board of the William D. Ruckelshaus Center. The center is a joint effort of the University of Washington and Washington State University to resolve conflicts around difficult public policy issues. The center’s advisory board is made up of a variety of prominent local, state, and regional leaders.

“I am honored to serve on the advisory board of Ruckelshaus Center. It has a strong reputation for creative problem solving and I look forward to working with this diverse group of people in advocating for collaborative policy,” Fraser said.

The Ruckelshaus Center was launched in 2006 and is named for William D. Ruckelshaus, who served as first and fifth director of the Environmental Protection Agency as well as deputy attorney general and acting director of the FBI.

Fraser delivers keynote speech at Thurston County’s 2013 swearing-in ceremony

January 5th, 2014|

OLYMPIA – Sen. Karen Fraser, D-Olympia, recently gave the keynote speech at Thurston County’s 2013 swearing-in ceremony at South Puget Sound Community College’s Minnaert Center for the Arts.

Fraser spoke about the significance of the oath of office at the event where elected officials from cities, fire districts, school districts and the Port of Olympia were sworn into office.

Fraser, who represents the 22nd Legislative District, was recently elected to her sixth term in the state Senate.