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Tom DentREPRepublican State Representative, District 13
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Thomas Emmett Dent (born January 11, 1950) is an American politician who serves as a member of the Washington House of Representatives representing the 13th Legislative District. He was elected in 2014 to the House seat vacated by Judy Warnick, who retired to run for the Washington State Senate. He is a former chairman of the Grant County Republican Party.Dent has been a pilot since 1975, founding Tom Dent Aviation in Othello in 1977. The company moved to Moses Lake in 1984. He was appointed as a commissioner for Moses Lake Municipal Airport in 1994. He is also a cattle and bison rancher.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
Big Bend Community College
Attended
1968 - 1970
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
Washington State House of Representatives
2014 - Current
Monthly Columnist
Ag Pilot Magazine
Current
Owner
Flying T Ranch Limited Liability Company
2002 - Current
Commissioner
Moses Lake Municipal Airport
1994 - Current
Owner
Tom Dent Aviation Limited Liability Company
1977 - Current
Other Experience1 - 24 of 24
Board Member
Association of Washington Business
Current
Charter Member
Association of Washington Aerial Applicators
Current
Founder
Wildfire Caucus
Current
Member
National Rifle Association
Current
Member
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Current
Member
Waters of Washington Task Force
Current
Member
Cattle Producers of Washington
Current
Member
Grant County SheriffÂ’s Posse
Current
Organizer
Kid Kaucus
Current
Co-Chair
Washington State House of Representatives Wildfire Caucus
Member
Washington Cattleman's Association
Co-Chair
Kids Kaucus, Washington State House of Representatives
Former Assistant Ranking Minority Member
Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Washington State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Washington State House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules Committee, Washington State House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Human Services and Early Learning Committee, Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Business Caucus, Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Joint JTC Air Cargo Task Force, Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Joint Select Early Achievers Committee, Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Oversight Committee for Department of Children, Youth, and Families, Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Aviation Caucus, Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Task Force On Pesticide Application Safety, Washington State House of Representatives
Member
Early Learning Advisory Council, Washington State House of Representatives
Ranking Member
Early Learning and Human Services Committee, Washington State House of Representatives