29th Legislative District Team

Sen. Steve Conway

Chair, Senate Labor & Commerce Committee

In addition to serving in a leadership role as the Vice President Pro Tempore, Sen. Conway is a member of the Senate Labor & Commerce Committee and also serves on the Senate Ways & Means and Health & Long Term Care committees. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon, with a Master’s degree in history and a Doctorate in Philosophy. He was also a Fulbright Scholar at the London School of Economics.

Rep. Steve Kirby

Chair, House Consumer Protection & Business

Steve was born and raised in the 29th District, living in the same house in South Tacoma for over forty years before he and his wife, Beckie Summers, moved to Tacoma’s Fern Hill neighborhood in 2002. He was elected to the Tacoma City Council 40 years ago, at the age of 25, and served four terms.

Rep. Melanie Morgan

Deputy Majority Floor Leader

Melanie Morgan is a former school board director from Franklin Pierce Schools, a US Army veteran, and an active community advocate. Melanie has been a housing advocate since 1997, serving as a mortgage banker, a safe housing coordinator, and as a commissioner on the board of the Pierce County Housing Authority.