State Representative Marcie Maxwell (D-41st) has resigned from her position to join Governor Jay Inslee’s Legislative Affairs and Policy Office as its senior education policy adviser.
Prior to serving three terms in the Washington State Legislature, Maxwell served on the Renton school board for eight years and served all King County school boards as legislative representative to the Washington State School Directors Association. She has extensive experience with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and arts education, and with maintaining a safety net for at-risk students, improving teaching and learning, and working for college access. She also has a background in banking and as a real estate agent and and small business owner. In her new role, Maxwell will be focusing on K-12, early learning, and higher education policy.
“I’ve been honored to serve the people of the 41st District in South and East King County, and believe that my new position in the governor’s office will continue my work on their priorities for our state,” Maxwell said in a statement.