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Rosa Franklin's Biography
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Husband: James; 3 Children
MA, Social Sciences/Human Relations, Pacific Lutheran University, 1974
University of Washington, 1974
BA, Biology/English, University of Puget Sound, 1968
Attended, Good Samaritan Waverly Hospital School of Nursing, 1948
President Pro Tempore, Washington State Senate, 2001-2011
Senator, Washington State Senate, 1993-2011
Assistant Democratic Floor Leader, Washington State Senate, 2003
Majority Whip, Washington State Senate, 1998
Democratic Whip, Washington State Senate, 1997
Representative, Washington State House of Representatives, 1991-1993
Member, Joint Select Committee on Public Health Financing
Member, Joint Select Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs
Vice Chair, Senate Health and Long-Term Care Committee
Vice Chair, Senate Rules Committee
Registered Nurse, retired
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Advisory Board, Bates Technical College
Advisory Committee, Cancer Screening Program for Targeted Populations
Board Member, Cascade Regional Blood Services
Member, League of Women Voters, Tacoma/Pierce County
Member, Member, Area Health Education Center Board, Western Region
Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Member, Pierce County Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Walk
Member, Pierce County Nurses Association
Member, Safe Streets
Member, South End Neighborhood for Family Safety
Experience, Stafford Study Club
Member, Tacoma Urban League
Experience, Washington Association of Community College Women's Programs
Member, Hunger Walk, 1993
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