Senior Public Affairs Associate
Page Phillips, senior public affairs associate, brings more than 16 years of public policy and political experience from the Pacific Northwest and around the country. She spent five years in Washington, DC first as a congressional aide to Congresswoman Elizabeth Furse, then as a political consultant. She also worked on political campaigns in Oregon, California and Colorado.
Phillips spent five years working in Congressional offices in Southwest Washington, first for Congressman Brian Baird and then U.S. Senator Patty Murray. While in Southwest Washington, Phillips’ areas of focus included working on dredging projects in the Columbia River; organizing stakeholders around the controversial issue of Mount St. Helens’ status as a National Monument versus a National Park; and crafting legislation to designate certain rives as “Wild and Scenic." Phillips has years of experience working with federal agencies and a wide variety of stakeholders.
Phillips served as the Washington State Director for the Columbia River Crossing Coalition. She was responsible for stakeholder outreach and strategy and helping organize the local advocacy effort in support of the Columbia River Crossing project.
Phillips has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Puget Sound and a Master of Community and Regional Planning degree from the University of Oregon. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and biking, when the weather is nice, and cooking and reading during the rainy season.