Sean L. O Sullivan is a long tenured and well respected political strategist. Sean's family has been involved in politics for decades. His father was a Butte Businessman, and Lobbyist for the small mining industry, and his grandfather was a member of the Montana Legislature.
Sean got his start in state and local politics in 1967, at the encouragement of WA State Rep. Dick Talyor and US Senator Henry M. Jackson. This encouragement would start decades of political involvement with local, state and federal issues. A Paper Maker by trade, Sean worked as Local 644 Political affairs director for 30 years.
In 2007, Sean became the lobbyist for the Washington/Alaska Area Council of the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers Union, a position he held until his retirement from Scott Paper/ Kimberly Clark Paper Company. Sean is now a full time lobbyist representing PNWRStrategies and brings unparalleled experience with him.
Sean has received a number of awards for his work on legislation on both sides of the isle, and was most recently presented with an award from industry for his work on controversial legislation. Sean and his wife have four grown children, two grandchildren, enjoy golf, camping and long walks.
Stephanie Hoffman is a 2012 graduate of the University of Washington. Having earned her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in International Business and Marketing, she is now preparing to begin law school in 2017.
Stephanie is an enthusiastic and experienced legal assistant, who is currently working for Davis Wright Tremaine's Real Estate Land Use division. Her legal assistant experiences include Estate Planning, Real Estate, Business, Taxation, and Bankruptcy Law. Her extensive responsibilities involve in-depth legal research, drafting and editing legal pleadings and contracts, and Judgement, Garnishment and Lien Releases.
In addition to her work as a legal assistant, Stephanie serves as Director of Community and International Services of the Eastside Rotaract Club. She was also recognized as the 2013-2014 Rotaract Member of the Year.
Josh Estes was elected President of the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers Local 183, at the age of 25, in 2009. Since then, he has been an active leader in the community. Josh's experience comes with a great deal of emphasis on Relationship Management and Coalition Building.
He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors at United Way of Snohomish County, and at the age of 29, became the youngest Board Chairman in the 73 year history of Mill Town Credit Union. In his role of Chair, Josh was invited to speak in New York at CUNA's Americas Credit Union Conference on the importance of board leadership under 40.
Josh has received numerous community awards, and holds a Degree in Energy Management. When he is not working, Josh and his wife, Kelly, are busy raising their 5 year old daughter Ella, and newly born daughter Reese.
Chester Curtis is a United States Army Combat Veteran. During his four years of active duty as a Combat Engineer with the 562 Engineer Company, 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, he served 12 months in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
After separating from the Army in May of 2011, Chester enrolled at Edmonds Community College to pursue an education in Energy and Project Management. During his time at Edmonds, Chester became heavily involved in a variety of campus organizations, holding many leadership positions. Chester's focus on increasing support for Veterans affairs through policy changes and coalition building led to a board position with the National Student Veterans of America. The SVA is an organization that provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and after graduation. In this role Chester represented over 950 chapters and 440,000 student veterans.
Chester has received countless awards for his leadership and advocacy on behalf of veterans. He most recently was the recipient of the 2015 Transforming Lives Award for his tireless efforts on behalf of returning service men and women. Chester continues to speak in support of increasing veterans rights, and has just completed a fundraising campaign where he helped raise over 1 Million dollars for student veterans.