Legislative District 25

UW community members are living and working in districts across Washington state. Here's how we are making an impact in your neck of the woods.

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  • 3,638 alumni

  • 207 Husky Promise students

  • 792 UW students

  • 90 UW faculty and staff


"I am beyond proud of being able to attend the University of Washington as a first-generation college student and achieving my goals including being admitted to the Michael G. Foster School of Business and pursuing a career that I am passionate about. More importantly, I am thankful for my parents who are the reason and motivation behind my perseverance."
Vanessa SantamariaAccounting & Certificate in International Studies in Business, '23
"As someone who has always loved politics and activism, my time as a husky has been spent working to ensure the law is an empowering force rather than an oppressive one. I am a firm believer that change must start with communities, and education is at the heart of this. My experiences in Seattle K-12 classrooms and work with incarcerated individuals have been invaluable, and will propel me through law school and into a career that merges education and law."
Grace BurchettLaw, Societies, Justice; 2022 Husky 100 Recipient


The UW facilitates hundreds of programs in communities across the state. Below are a few that operate in your district. Programs active as of January 2023.

Washington Sea Grant

Washington Sea Grant is part of a national network of Sea Grant programs administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. For over 50 years, WSG has funded high impact research projects and partnered with communities, businesses, educators and the public to advance regional understanding and sustainable use of our ocean and coastal resources. Washington Sea Grant strives to support healthy, productive and resilient coastal and marine ecosystems that sustain our state’s diverse cultural and maritime heritage, vibrant coastal communities, clean waters and beaches, prosperous fisheries and aquaculture, and diverse wildlife.

K–12 Telemedicine Pilot

The telemedicine consultation line for K–12 employees is a two-year pilot program formed as a collaboration between the UW School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Seattle Children’s Hospital. The pilot provides virtual behavioral-health consultation and staff training in two K–12 school districts — the Sumner-Bonney Lake and Medical Lake school districts — starting in the latter half of the 2019–20 school year and extending into 2020–21. The program aims to equip staff to better serve students with suspected behavioral-health challenges.

UW in the High School

Through the UW in the High School program, high school sophomores, juniors and seniors can complete University of Washington courses — and earn college credit — in their own classrooms with their own teachers. Teachers are approved and trained by UW faculty to teach official UW courses using UW curriculum, activities, texts, tests and grading scales. Participating students can earn college credits at a fraction of the cost, and these credits are accepted by most colleges and universities across Washington and around the country. Partner high schools can offer UW coursework in computer science, math, science, world languages, humanities and social sciences. Check out which schools UW in the High School is partnering with in your area.  

Young Executives of Color

Young Executives of Color (YEOC) is a nine-month college pipeline program hosted by the UW’s Michael G. Foster School of Business. YEOC focuses on engaging high school students of color in a comprehensive curriculum that includes college preparation, professional development, business lectures and powerful mentorship. The program, which is free to students, currently serves 190 students from over 75 high schools around Washington state.

Pacific Northwest Seismic Network

The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network (PNSN), a partnership between the University of Oregon and the University of Washington, is dedicated to reducing impacts of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in Washington and Oregon by providing accurate and timely information about earthquakes and ground motions to scientists, engineers, planners and the public. The second-largest seismic network in the United States, PNSN has more than 300 seismograph stations as well as several offices and personnel across the region.


  • Representative Chris Gildon (R),
    Representative Chris Gildon (R)

    Representative Chris Gildon (R)

  • Representative Kelly Chambers (R),
    Representative Kelly Chambers (R)

    Representative Kelly Chambers (R)

  • Representative Cyndy Jacobsen (R),
    Representative Cyndy Jacobsen (R)

    Representative Cyndy Jacobsen (R)