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Derek Kilmer's Biography

Office: U.S. House (WA) - District 6, Democratic

Contact Information


Post Office Box 1381
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: 253-572-4355

332 East 5th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362

345 6th Street
Suite 500
Bremerton, WA 98337

950 Pacific Avenue
Suite 1230
Tacoma, WA 98402

1410 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Derek Kilmer




Wife: Jennifer; 2 Children: Sophie, Tess

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Port Angeles, WA

Home City:

Gig Harbor, WA


Christian - Methodist

Certified, American Studies, Princeton University

PhD, Comparative Social Policy, University of Oxford

BA, Public Affairs, University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, 1992-1996

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Washington, District 6, 2013-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Washington, District 6, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

Senator, Washington State Senate, District 26, 2007-2012

Candidate, Washington State Senate, District 26, 2006, 2010

Representative, Washington State House of Representatives, 2005-2007

Candidate, Washington State House of Representatives, 2004

Co-Founder, Congressional Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, present

Member, Bipartisan Working Group

Former Member, Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Problem Solvers Caucus

Former Business Retention Manager, Economic Development Board, Tacoma-Pierce County

Business Consultant, McKinsey and Company, 1999-2002

Member, Bremerton Chamber of Commerce

Former Vice-Chair, Communities in Schools of Peninsula

Former President/Vice President, Economic Development Board (EDB) for Tacoma-Pierce County

Board Member, Gig Harbor-Peninsula Area Chamber of Commerce

Member, Gig Harbor Rotary

Member, Gig Harbor United Methodist Church

Member, Key Peninsula Business Association

Member, Navy League of the United States

Board Member, Peninsula Schools Education Foundation

Member, Pierce County Economic Development Roundtable

Member, Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce

Member, Puget Sound Naval Bases Association

Member, Rotary

Co-Chair, Social Concerns Committee, Gig Harbor United Methodist Church

Former Trustee, Tacoma Community College


Silver Helmet award, American Veterans, Inc.

Hero of Main Street, National Retail Foundation

Outstanding New Member, Voices for National Service

Humane Champion, Humane Society

Distinguished Public Service Award, United States Navy

Friend of the National Parks, National Parks Conservation Association

LEADER Award, Washington Economic Development Association

Legislative Business Star Award, Enterprise Washington's Business Institute

Legislator of the Year, Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs

Legislative Action Award, Bipartisan Policy Center

Father's Occupation:

School Teacher

Mother's Occupation:

School Teacher

Pets (include names):

Dog: Truman