Bruce Dammeier 25th LD
"Nothing is more important than educating our kids. Education is the foundation of our economy, society, and democracy. I am proud to be a key leader in the Legislature for meaningful education reform, including adequacy and transparency in state funding; increased standards and academic rigor; and meaningful accountability at all levels— from the principal to the classroom, and from the central office to Olympia!"
During his tenure in the State House, Bruce has worked hard to be a voice for his constituents, focusing on creating jobs, controlling government spending, and improving public schools.
In the Legislature, Dammeier is known for his strong commitment to K-12 education, serving as the top Republican on the House Education Committee and as a member of the Quality Education Council.
A small business owner, Bruce understands the importance of creating jobs and building a competitive business environment.
Bruce is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served eight years on active duty. Following his military service, he worked as a manufacturing executive with a local printing and software services company, overseeing operations in three states.
Currently, Dammeier is a partner in Print NW, a commercial printer that has been recognized for growth both locally and nationally.Dammeier previously served on the Puyallup School Board and Puyallup Planning Commission.
He also has a long history of service on non-profit boards, including Good Samaritan Hospital, University of Washington-Tacoma, Tacoma Goodwill, YMCA Mel Korum Branch, and Young Life. Additionally, this year he is serving as campaign chair for the United Way of Pierce County’s 2011-12 campaign.
Bruce has been married for over 27 years to Lauren Dammeier and they have three sons. He attends Lighthouse Christian Church.
Dammeier has represented the 25th legislative district since 2009.