Independent Historian

Carol Sue Janes is an attorney practicing in Seattle, Washington. She is a past chair of the Washington State Bar Association Health Law Section, and a past chair of the King County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section. She taught at the University of Washington School of Law, served as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and served as a law clerk to a Washington State Supreme Court chief justice. She has been selected to the Washington State Super Lawyers List every year since 2014. She is a member of the Loren Miller Bar Association and the Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle.

A native of Seattle, Carol Sue has a B.A. in History (magna cum laude, with honors in History, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, from the University of Washington, and a J.D. with honors and Executive Editor of Washington Law Review, from the University of Washington School of Law. She is an active amateur genealogist.

Jamila Taylor (1975- )

Jamila Taylor represents Washington State’s 30th Legislative District, which includes the cities of Federal Way, Des Moines, Auburn, Algona, Pacific, and Milton, as well as unincorporated parts of King County and a small part of Pierce County. Taylor, a Democrat, was elected to the legislature in November 2020 and took her … Read MoreJamila Taylor (1975- )

Kirsten Harris-Talley (1979- )

Kirsten Harris-Talley is the current Washington State Representative for the 37th Legislative District, Position 2, representing the Seattle neighborhoods of Beacon Hill, the Central District, Rainier Valley, as well as Skyway and portions of Renton. Rep. Harris-Talley was elected in November 2020 and took office … Read MoreKirsten Harris-Talley (1979- )

David Hackney (1965- )

George David Hackney is the current Washington State Representative for the 11th Legislative District Position 1 representing the Georgetown and South Park neighborhoods of Seattle, Washington, as well as Tukwila and portions of Renton, Kent, and unincorporated King County. Representative Hackney was born in Cleveland, … Read MoreDavid Hackney (1965- )

T’wina Nobles (1993- )

T’wina Nobles is a Washington State Senator representing the 28th Legislative District, which includes the cities of Fircrest, University Place, Lakewood, Steilacoom, DuPont, and a portion of Tacoma, Washington, as well as Ketron Island, Anderson Island, and McNeil Island and Joint Base Lewis McChord. She is currently … Read MoreT’wina Nobles (1993- )

April Berg (1974- )

April Berg represents Washington State’s 44th Legislative District, which includes Marysville, Lake Stevens, the town of Snohomish, Mill Creek, and portions of unincorporated Snohomish County, Washington. Rep. Berg was elected in November, 2020 and took office in January 2021 despite being seriously injured the day … Read MoreApril Berg (1974- )

Jesse Johnson (1989- )

Jesse Johnson is the current Washington State Representative for the 30th Legislative District representing the cities of Federal Way, Des Moines, Auburn, Algona, Pacific, and Milton, as well as unincorporated parts of King County and a small part of Pierce County. Rep. Johnson grew up in Federal Way, Washington.  His mother … Read MoreJesse Johnson (1989- )