Ross Hunter (politician)
|Member of the Washington House of Representatives
from the 48th district
|Succeeded by||Patty Kuderer|
September 15, 1961 |
|Alma mater||Yale University|
Hunter was elected to the Washington House of Representatives in 2002, representing the 48th legislative district as a Democrat. He served as the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, where he oversaw the drafting of the state's bi-annual operating budget, and was a member of the Washington State Economic Revenue Forecast Council.
After graduating from Yale University with a B.S. in computer science, Hunter's first job out of college as one of the original employees at Microsoft. He spent 17 years with the company and rose to be a general manager. Hunter lives with his wife in Medina, Washington. Hunter is active in local charities. Hunter serves on the steering committee for Bellevue Quality Schools and has a long history of working with children in Cub Scouts. He has also served as a trustee of the Bellevue Schools Foundation from 2001 to 2010 and as a board member of Hopelink, the Eastside’s largest nonprofit human services agency, from 2004 to 2010.
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