A Conversation with Washington State Representative Debra Lekanoff

Debra Lekanoff

Washington State Representative

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Join us for a Town-Hall style conversation with Representative Debra Lekanoff prior to the 2020 legislative session which begins January 13th. Rep. Lekanoff will discuss environmental, resource and climate progress as well as ongoing goals and challenges for the Salish Sea and Washington State.

For Winter Quarter 2020 Huxley College is collaborating with the Salish Sea Institute for the Huxley Speaker Series, with a focus on the Salish Sea.

Debra Lekanoff

Rep. Debra Lekanoff represents the 40th Legislative District of Washington state, which includes parts of Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan counties. She is a proud mom who fights every day to ensure younger generations, including her daughter, can continue to flourish. Sworn in to the Washington State House of Representatives in January 2019, Rep. Lekanoff is the only Native American woman to currently serve in the Legislature. Prior to her service in the House, Rep. Lekanoff served as Governmental Affairs for the Swinomish Tribe. With over 21 years of government relations experience, Rep. Lekanoff leads on a wide range of policy issues, including environment, natural resources, climate change, energy, housing, education, and agriculture. She currently sits on the House Committees on Energy & Environment; Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources; and Capital Budget.

More Information

The Huxley Environmental Speaker Series is hosted by Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University.

The Series is free and open to the public.

Location & Time

Presentations are held each Thursday at 4:30pm On-campus and ONLINE.


Due to the pandemic, the in-person presentations are not open to the public. However, the talks will be live-streamed ONLINE for the off-campus audience.


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