About Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber

Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber was appointed to her 7th District seat in 2017 by county commissioners from five counties and then elected by voters in a November 2017 special election. She replaced former Rep. Shelly Short, who was appointed to the state Senate.

Her district includes Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties and parts of Okanogan and Spokane counties.

Jacquelin earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry and spent time as a biomedical research scientist. She is a former law enforcement officer and elected school board member, and has volunteered with her Chamber of Commerce.

Maycumber has a passion for rural economic development, common-sense solutions to education funding and state budgeting, and for utilizing Washington's abundant natural resources.

As a fourth-generation landowner in Northeast Washington, Jacquelin has deep roots in the 7th District. She and her husband Marty live in Republic with their three children.