Karen Fraser

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State Senate (Washington 22)

Family: Husband: Tim Malone; 1 Child: Hiromi

Born: 09/12/1944 Seattle, WA

Home: Olympia, Washington

Religion: Episcopalian

Education: MPA, Public Administration, University of Washington, 1969 BA, Sociology, University of Washington, 1966

Profession: Professor, Public Administration, The Evergreen State College, 1999-present

Political: Senator, Washington State Senate, 1993-present Representative, Washington State House of Representatives, 1989-1992 Commissioner, Thurston County, 1981-1988 Mayor, City of Lacey, 1976-1980 Councilmember, Lacey City Council, 1973-1980

Congressional Membership: Vice-Chair/Former Chair, Select Committee on Pension Policy, 1995-present Member/Former Chair, Joint Administrative Rules Review Committee, Member 1995-present Co-Chair, Legislative International Caucus, 1994-present State Treasurer's Advisory Committee on Alternative Financing, 2005 Water Rights Disputes Task Force, 2003-2005 Deaf Education Task Force, 2003 Nonhighway and Off-Road Vehicle Activities (NOVA) Task Force, 2003 Chair, Senate Committee on Environment, Energy and Water, 1999-2003 Joint Task Force on Judicial and Administrative Alternatives for Resolving Water Disputes, 2002 Water Storage Task Force, 2000 Task Force on Energy Facility Siting Statutes, 2000 Legislative Building Preservation and Renovation Commission, 1999 Chair, Senate Ecology and Parks Committee, 1993-1996 Chair, Joint Committee on Water Resource Policy, 1993 Chair, Joint Legislative Committee on Energy Supply

Organization Membership: Member, Nuclear Waste Roundtable of National Congress pf State Legislatures, 1999-present Council of State Governments, River Governance Task Force, 1998-present Capitol Campus Design Advisory Committee, 1995-present Chair, Washington-Hyogo Legislative Friendship Association, 1994-present Women's History Consortium Board of Advisors, 2005 Washington Combined Fund Drive Board, Member, 2001-2005 Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition, Board Member, 1998-2005 Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program (LEAP) 2001-2002 Council of State Governments, Western Water Policy Committee, 1999 North Puget Sound Oil Spill Risk Management Panel, 1999 Chair, Committee on Natural Resources, Environment and Water, Western Legislative Conference of the Council of State Governments, 1994-96 President, Washington State Association of Counties, 1987-88 Asia Foundation Environmental Fellow (with Parliament of Thailand), 1994 Host Committee of Women's Olympic Marathon Trials Association, Co-Chair, 1984 Executive Committee, Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians' Conference on Environment and Development Member, Energy Committee of Western Region Council of State Governments Environment Committee, Episcopal Diocese of Olympia Founding Board Member, Nisqually River Basin Land Trust Chair, Nisqually River Council Board Member, Olympic Trials Legacy Committee Member, Puget Sound Council Trustee, State Capital Historical Association Advisory Council member, Thurston Mason Environmental Education Association of Washington Past Vice President/Past Treasurer, Tumwater Area Council, Boy Scouts of America Co-Chair, Washington Institute on Public Policy Board, Washington State Information Services


Administrative Rules Review

Energy Supply and Energy Conservation

Environment, Water and Energy

Natural Resources, Ocean and Recreation

Public Infrastructure Programs and Funding Structures


Ways and Means


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