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 Pam Lux

Retired for Lynnwood High School Special Education Department. A member and officer of Public School Employees of Washington, SEIU 1948. Past chair of PSARA Government Relations Committee.


PSARA administrative vp, Maureen Bo
    Maureen Bo, Co-Administrative Vice President

Former teacher of English and Spanish; union office secretary 12 years. OPEIU Local 8 shop steward and board member 6 years, union business manager 17 years. Email:

  Jessica Bonebright, Co-Administrative Vice President

Jessica Bonebright

Jessica Bonebright is a former President of Martin Luther King Jr, County Labor Council, MLKCLC ending in 2015. Current Advisory board member of WA Labor Education & Research Center and active with SPEEA retirees and 11th district democrats. Past KCLS Library Trustee and Past United Way KC Board member. Email:

Karen Richter Membership Vice-President and Chair of the Fundraising Committee

Karen Richter worked in public transportation her entire career and is a retired AFSCME member out of Chicago.   She joined PSARA over two years ago and works on the Environmental Committee, the Advocate mailing committee, Social Security Works, Wa Coalition, and she worked on getting the King County Council to pass a motion to expand Medicare and social Security. Email:

   Vanetta Molson  Co-Outreach Vice President

for Photo and bio for Vanetta Molson is coming

Steve Bauck

Steve Bauck Co-Outreach Vice-President

Steve Bauck is retired after serving as Director of Advocacy and Agency Relations for Northwest Harvest. He has long been active on many issues, with a special focus on poverty and hunger and has served on a variety of non-profit boards of directors at the local, state and national levels. He currently serves as co-chair of the PSARA Education Committee. Email:

Tom Lux, Treasurer

PSARA board member, Tom Lux

Tom Lux is a 35 year member of the Machinists Union and was on the staff of the union for eight years and serves as a member of the Aerospace Joint Apprenticeship Committee. He is on the Visiting Committee of the Harry Bridges Chair at the UW and is the President of the Pacific Northwest Labor History Association. Email:

Andrea Sawczuk Co-Secretary    (Bio and photograph coming)

Michael Warren Co-Secretary

PSARA board member, Mike Warren

President, Chapter 3, Retired Public Employees; President, WASARA; former chief shop steward and bargaining committee member; chair, Washington CAP, advocating for people with disabilities.