Ruth Kagi’s mother was a good friend of Dort Bailey, whose home she now lives in. She remembers coming to the garden with her mom and spending time with Pat Dunn. Ruth is a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 32nd district. She holds a BA from the University of Washington and an MPA from Syracuse University.
Ruth served as the Chair of the Center for Human Services Board in Shoreline; Vice-President of the League of Women Voters of Washington, Chair of the Washington Council for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Chair of the Seattle Commission on Children and Youth. She also served on the Boards of Treehouse, the Shoreline Community College Foundation, and numerous other local human services commissions and boards. Prior to running for the legislature Ruth operated her own public policy consulting business. She also owns and manages a commercial property in Lynnwood.