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.

Melanie Morgan (1967- )

Melanie Morgan is the current Washington State Representative for the 29th Legislative District representing South Tacoma, East Lakewood, Springbrook, Parkland, Spanaway, and West Fredrickson. Representative Morgan grew up in international locations. She then served in the US Army. She attended Saint Martin’s University in Lacey, … Read MoreMelanie Morgan (1967- )

Byron Lowell Donalds (1978- )

Byron Lowell Donalds is one of only two African American Republicans currently serving as a congressional representative in the U.S. Congress (along with Burgess Owens, R-Utah), and the only African American Republican in the Florida congressional delegation. Born on October 28, 1978, in Brooklyn, New … Read MoreByron Lowell Donalds (1978- )