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Biography

Carin Chase, of a seven-generation Washington family, lives on the shores of the Salish Sea.
She graduated from Roosevelt High School, from the UW with a BS in Zoology, and holds a Masters Degree from the UW Evans School of Public Policy and Governance.  Carin’s son graduated in 2018 from Mountlake Terrace High School in the Edmonds School District.

She is currently a Director of the Edmonds School District, Chair of the Snohomish County Human Rights Commission, and served as the long-time Chair of the 32nd Democrats. She is a board member of the Washington State Federation of Democratic Women and in 2017, elected President of the organization.

Carin is an advocate for strong public policy and is deeply committed to public education. She recognizes public education as our State’s paramount duty and the critical need to allocate our resources wisely and equitably.  Carin is committed to fostering a public education system that rewards excellent teachers who understand and work with the individual needs of each child to  help  them all reach their full potential.   Carin is opposed to high stakes testing and believes in academic rigor recognizing the interests and abilities of each student. Carin supports fiscally and academically responsible decisions that prioritize directing resources to the classroom and will take great care to provide intelligent, informed oversight while serving on the board. 

 “I take the role of public servant and elected representative seriously and will do my utmost to represent the families, children, taxpayers and supporters of Edmonds Schools with integrity and diligence.”