House of Representatives
Current office holder: Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R)
As chancellor of Washington State University Spokane, Lisa led the development of WSU’s world-class center for health sciences education and research. She previously served two terms in the State House of Representatives, and was elected to the State Senate in 1996. She served as minority leader in 2002 and, in 2005, became the first Democratic woman in Washington to hold the position of Senate Majority Leader.