2016- 2017 Champions for Children

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Meet the 2016 Children’s Campaign Fund Endorsed Candidates

Children’s Campaign Fund Board of Directors prioritized support for 2016 Washington state legislative candidates who are committed to supporting programs that benefit children and families and to identifying revenue sources to fund the McCleary mandate that will not jeopardize vital services for at-risk children and families in our state.

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Billig

Andy Billig

Senator Andy Billig Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Senator Andy Billig! Billig is a children’s champion. He is an early learning leader and was one of the key sponsors of the Early Start Act. He also was active in ensuring that families on Working Connections Child Care have 12-month eligibility. Billig is a current member on […]

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Goodman

Roger Goodman

Rep Roger Goodman CCF endorses Representative Roger Goodman of the 45th Legislative District for the House of Representatives! Rep Goodman is a legislative champion for Washington’s children. He fights for early intervention and equity. CCF agrees with Representative Goodman that quality early learning should be available to all of Washington’s children, that our juvenile justice […]

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Kagi

Ruth Kaig

Rep. Ruth Kagi CCF endorses Rep. Ruth Kagi of the 32nd Legislative District for the House! Rep. Ruth Kagi is a timeless champion for: Vastly improving the quality of and access to critical early learning opportunities such as pre-k, child care, and evidence-based home visiting. Initiating major reforms to the child welfare system and increases […]

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Kilduff

Christine Kilduff

Rep. Christine Kilduff CCF endorses Rep. Christine Kilduff for the 28th Legislative District the House of Representatives! Kilduff is a long time champion for children. Her top priority is fighting for local families, partnering with Republicans and Democrats to decrease class sizes and increase mental health services. She also fights to eliminate unfair corporate tax […]

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Leavitt

Mari Leavitt

Mari Leavitt CCF proudly endorses Mari Leavitt for the 28th Legislative District House of Representatives! “As a long time educator with a Master’s in Education and PhD in college education, I’ve spent my career serving students and families. I spent 22 years as a college administrator and currently serve as the Deputy Director of the Pierce […]

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Lovick

John Lovick

Rep. John Lovick CCF is proud to endorse Rep. John Lovick of 44th Legislative District! Lovick is a strong champion for children. Public funding has a profound effect on children. Whether it is through affordable housing, good schools, or affordable healthcare, allowing greater affordability and access to vital services allows children to live healthier and […]

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Macri

Nicole Macri

Nicole Macri Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Nicole Macri for the House of Representatives! Nicole Macri is a tenacious advocate to end homelessness and expand healthcare access for children and youth in our state. She will work to fully fund our public schools and close the opportunity gap in our educational system, beginning with early learning […]

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Ondracek

Katrina Ondracek

Katrina Ondracek Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Katrina Ondracek for the House of Representatives! • Katrina is currently Executive Vice President of United Way of Snohomish County where she has spent the last ten years improving the lives of Snohomish County families by implementing K-3 early learning, workforce development, and affordable housing. • Katrina intends to […]

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Ormsby

Timm Ormsby

Rep. Timm Ormsby CCF proudly endorses Rep. Timm Ormsby for the 3rd Legislative District! Rep. Timm Ormsby was born and raised in the heart of Spokane. Like his 3rd-district constituents, Timm knows first-hand the value of hard work and the challenges facing working families.

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Ortiz-Self

Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self, D-21

Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self CCF proudly endorses Representative Lillian Ortiz-Self for the 21st Legislative District! “I want to continue to fight for academic success for all students. Our graduation rates across the state are not acceptable. We cannot continue to lose our most precious resources, our children. I want to make sure our educational system works […]

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Purcell

Purcell

Teresa Purcell Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Teresa Purcell for the 19th District House of Representatives! “I am proud to have the endorsement of the Children’s Campaign Fund. I will be a voice children and families from rural communities that face unique challenges.  I look forward to working across the urban/rural divide to ensure that all […]

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Ritchie

Jason Ritchie

Jason Ritchie Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Jason Ritchie for the House of Representatives! “I’m looking forward to fighting for children’s health, education and welfare in Olympia. As a father of two sons in public schools, this is very personal to me. I will make sure we are living up to our constitutional obligations to fully […]

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Seaquist

Larry Seaquist

Rep. Larry Seaquist Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Larry Seaquist for the House of Representatives! Seaquist deeply cares for children in a number of critical areas including, fully funding homeless youth and foster care programs; fully funding education; prioritizing behavioral and mental health; strengthening families including paid family leave. “I grew up in a large, extended […]

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Senn

tana

Rep. Tana Senn CCF endorses Rep. Tana Senn for the 41st Legislative District of the House! Rep. Tana Senn is an advocate for expanding access to quality early learning, especially for kids in the child welfare system. She is a champion for social emotional learning and mental health access. She works to end youth homelessness and […]

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Shih

Dan Shih

Dan Shih Children’s Campaign Fund endorses Dan Shih for the House of Representatives! Dan Shih wants every child in Washington to have access to a high-quality public education and to be healthy, safe, and ready to learn. Dan will be a champion for the well-being and education of the children of our state, especially those […]

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Sullivan

Pat Sullivan

Rep. Pat Sullivan CCF endorses Rep. Pat Sullivan for reelection for the 47th District in the House of Representatives! While Sullivan has been a longtime supporter of improving education in Washington, he knows that children need more than a good education to succeed. Sullivan, who has served as the majority leader in the House, advocates […]

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Walsh

Walsh

Rep. Maureen Walsh CCF endorses Representative Maureen Walsh of the 16th district for State Senate! Rep. Maureen Walsh has been a champion for children in the legislature. In her role as ranking member on the Early Learning and Children’s Services Committee, she has advocated for high-quality early learning, and for improvements to the child welfare […]

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