Josh McDonald comes to the Washington Wine Institute as their Executive Director after spending 8 years working for the Washington Restaurant Association (WRA) and 10 years of Government Affairs work at our state capitol in Olympia. At the WRA he built their local government program from the ground up, providing restaurants with a voice and influence within city hall and their city and state agencies. He also carried several issues for WRA in Olympia, including tourism, food safety, immigration, the environment, and business taxes and regulations. Josh has 6 years of campaign experience, running successful campaigns for city, state, and congressional candidates. He is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and lives in Tacoma with his wife Chelsea Levy and his son Liam.
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