ABOUT TREVOR SMITH
Married for 25 years, Trevor Smith is a father and grandfather with deep working class roots in Whatcom and Skagit counties.
Trevor completed his state registered apprenticeship in 2004 and has helped countless working people learn trades and improve their wages as a member and leader in northwest trade unions.
During the pandemic, Trevor co-managed a volunteer effort to collect PPE supplies, and advocated for frontline hazard pay for grocery workers. He has promoted apprenticeship programs across the region to improve wage prospects for those without a college education.
LEADERSHIP SKAGIT GRADUATE
Trevor was selected by the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County to participate in its Leadership Skagit program. Trevor believes in creating win-win-win outcomes for workers, the environment, and the economy. Trevor has negotiated language in state and local climate proposals to ensure a just and equitable transition to the green economy that does not leave workers behind.
A PROVEN LEADER
When local stakeholders were at an impasse, Trevor helped facilitate an unprecedented agreement between workers, environmentalists, and refineries on the Whatcom County Cherry Point Comprehensive Plan. Trevor believes workers deserve a voice in the workplace. Trevor spoke out against a right to work ordinance proposed by Whatcom County Council members and supported Process Safety Management changes proposed by LNI for Refineries. He’s a proponent of smart land use decisions and cares about preserving agricultural lands and building affordable housing.
A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT & THRIVING ECONOMY
Trevor understands the importance of a clean, safe environment to raise our families while also keeping and creating jobs. Trevor will fight for everyone on the front lines of our economy. His focus is here at home. Trevor Smith has the background, experience, and local ties to effectively represent the 40th District in Olympia.