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Bob HasegawaDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 11
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Robert Alan Hasegawa (born September 22, 1952) is an American labor leader and politician serving as a member of the Washington State Senate, representing the 11th Legislative District since January 2013. Hasegawa is a lifelong resident of Seattle's Beacon Hill. He previously served in the Washington State House of Representatives, and is retired from the Teamsters Union where he was a member and union leader for over 32 years.

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Education8 - 8 of 6
Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington
MPA
2009
Antioch University, Seattle
BA Labor Relations/Organizational and Social Change
2003
Seattle Central Community College
Attended Information Technology
2001 - 2002
Shoreline Community College
AA Labor Studies
1984
University of Washington
Attended Physics
1970 - 1974
Operating Engineers Regional Training Center
Attended
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Majority Caucus Chair
Washington State Senate
2021 - Current
Majority Caucus Vice Chair
Washington State Senate
2019 - 2021
Senator
Washington State Senate
2013 - Current
Representative
Washington State House of Representatives
2004 - 2012
Interim Executive Director
Center for Social Justice
2003 - 2004
Organizational Development Coordinator
Teamsters Local 174
2004
Other Experience1 - 30 of 30
Member
Executive Board, Seattle Chapter, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Current
Member
National Negotiating Committee, Teamsters United Parcel Service
Current
Member
Washington-Hyogo Friendship Council
Current
Member
Washington State Election Administration and Certification Board
Current
Board Member
Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies and Dan Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington
2003 - Current
Member
Board of Directors, Center for Social Justice
2003 - Current
Member
Advisory Board, Community Alliance for Global Justice
2001 - Current
Member
Executive Board, King County Labor Council, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization
1992 - 2001
Secretary-Treasurer
Teamsters Local 174
1992 - 2001
Human Rights Commissioner
International Teamsters
1993 - 1998
Trustee
Teamster Construction Industry Health and Welfare Trust Fund
1994 - 1997
Member, Trustee
Executive Board, King County Labor Agency
1992 - 1995
Member
National Executive Board, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization
1994 - Current
Chapter Organizer
Teamsters for a Democratic Union
1980 - 1991
Liaison
Workers' Rights Board, Washington State Jobs with Justice
Member
Workers' Rights Board, Washington State Jobs with Justice
Member
Board of Directors, Japanese American Citizens League, present
Member
Washington State Labor Council, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organization, present
Member
Infrastructure Financing Task Force
Member
Joint Administrative Rules Review Committee (JARRC)
Former Member
State Government, Tribal Relations and Elections Committee, Washington State Senate
Former Member
Commerce, Labor, and Sports Committee, Washington State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Financial Institutions, Economic Development and Trade Committee, Washington State Senate
Member
Legislative Advisory Committee on Advanced Tuition Payment (GET)
Member
Washington State House Higher Education Committee
Member
Washington State House Rules Committee
Member
Legislative Committee on Economic Development & International Relations (LCEDIR)
Member
Washington State House Technology, Energy & Communications Committee
Vice Chair
Washington State House Ways & Means Committee
Vice Chair
Washington State House Finance Committee