David Hodges

Director of Public Affairs


David brings a wealth of experience in politics and policy to his role as Director of Public Affairs.

Prior to his current post, David served on the staff of U.S. Senator Patty Murray for nine years. In his role as the Senator’s Southwest Washington Director, he was responsible for a broad portfolio of federal issues including transportation, economic development, health care, education and matters relating to the Army Corps of Engineers.

David has also successfully managed an election campaign and served as a Legislative Assistant in the Washington State Legislature.

A Vancouver native and proud Washingtonian, David holds a communications degree from Washington State University. In his free time, David likes spending time with his wife and their young daughter in one of Vancouver’s community parks, exploring the Pacific Northwest and traveling to new and exciting places.