A lifelong area resident, John McCoy retired from a 20-year career in the Air Force and 12 years with Unisys to lead one of Snohomish County’s most ambitious economic development projects. As a father, grandfather, and business leader, John McCoy has a unique understanding of our region, our economy, and our values. As our State Representative, John McCoy serves the people of the 38th District with focus, commitment and proven leadership.

Recognized as regional leader in education and job creation, John McCoy has led efforts to put computers in classrooms throughout the Marysville School District and invest in Boys and Girls Clubs and the Everett Community College.

As director of the successful Quil Ceda Village project, John McCoy has played a key role in the creation of over 1,200 permanent, local jobs. John understand the importance of making government work efficiently so it can be an economic engine that helps solve problems and provides opportunities for everybody to get ahead. In 2005 John was honored for his efforts by being named the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Executive of the Year.”

As a legislator, John has shown leadership as Chair of the House Technology, Energy, and Communications Committee. Through his efforts broadband access will become a reality for even our rural communities. He also serves on the advisory board for the Cascade Land Conservancy and is an active member of the National Conference of State Legislators Environmental Management Roundtable. John is dedicated to finding alternative energy sources and maintaining and preserving our resources for a sustainable tomorrow.

John and his wife Jeannie raised three daughters and now have nine grandchildren and one great grandson.