Monday, July 22, 2024

Brian Burnett announces candidacy for State Representative, District 12


WENATCHEE—Former Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett is running for State Representative, District 12, Position 1, as a Republican candidate. The announcement, made through a press release, follows State Representative Keith Goehner's decision to seek a higher office.

According to the press release, Burnett, 56, brings a wealth of experience to the role, having served over 25 years in law enforcement, including 12 years as the elected Chelan County Sheriff. He held significant leadership positions during his tenure, such as serving as the Past President of the Washington Association of Sheriff and Police Chiefs (WASPC) and the Washington State Sheriffs Association (WSSA).

"I am eager to continue my public service to the citizens of District 12," Burnett stated in the press release. "I plan to leverage my extensive experience to work collaboratively with other legislators to safeguard and enhance the quality of life for all residents and ensure a bright future for generations to come."

The press release also highlighted Burnett's strong family ties, noting that he resides in Wenatchee with his wife, April, of nearly 37 years. Together, they have raised a family of seven children and eight grandchildren, with more on the way. This strong family connection, according to the release, fuels Burnett's passion for building a better future for all residents of District 12.

As stated in the press release, Burnett currently serves as the Director of Law Enforcement Services for Seattle's Finest Security and Traffic Control and the Administrative Liaison for the Washington State Sheriffs Association.


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