Claire Wilson won her seat in the Washington State Senate after 25 years working in education.
At the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD), she specialized in early education and family involvement. Prior to working for the PSESD, Wilson taught pregnant and parenting teens at Mt. Tahoma High School and worked as a senior grants and contracts manager for a City of Seattle teen parenting program. She has also worked as a nutrition educator and ran the WIC program in rural Montana following graduate school.
Wilson has extensive volunteer experience in South King County including PTA, Citizens for Federal Way Schools, the Building Better Futures Board in Kent, the Advisory Board of the Washington Family Engagement Trust, and the Board of Directors for The Sidekick Collective.
She proudly identifies as an LGBTQ woman and mother. She has a daughter that just graduated high school, and a son attending Western Washington University. She is a Washington State native.