Statement: I am honored to have served the last four years as your representative in Whatcom County. I have worked hard to provide effective leadership and understand the needs and values we all share. I have fought to lower unemployment, strengthen our local businesses and communities, and have been an outspoken advocate for our agricultural economy. I have supported legislation to reduce burdensome regulations, provide increased economic opportunities, and protect victims of sexual violence. I will continue, with your support, to be a leader who prioritizes the needs of Whatcom County and ensures that your voice is heard in Olympia.
Contact: (360) 306-0648; Vincent@VincentBuys.com
(Prefers Democratic Party)
Elected Experience: Former Everson City Council member.
Other Professional Experience: Small Business Owner (Field of Greens) and City of Bellingham Public Works Communications Coordinator. In my 23 years with the City of Bellingham, I informed our community about the services of the Public Works Department, with a focus on protecting our water resources. Initiated Procession of the Species.
Education: No information submitted
Community Service: As a 20-year advocate for sustainable farming, I initiated the Whatcom Farm Map & Guide and Fall Harvest Dinner. Served on the Bellingham/Whatcom Commission Against Domestic Violence and the Whatcom Council of Governments. Former President Everson/Nooksack Chamber of Commerce.
Statement: It is time for Whatcom County to have effective representation in Olympia for farmers and families. As an Everson City Councilwoman, I fought to improve the quality of life for everyone in our rural community. I’m also a local business owner. Drive through Everson and you will find Field of Greens, my farm stand selling organic produce grown in the Nooksack Valley. As a long-time advocate for sustainable farming, I will fight for our local farmers and see their voices are heard in Olympia. My name is Joy Monjure and I am asking for your vote. www.votejoymonjure.com