Representative Marcus Riccelli graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelors of Business Administration, and from the University of Washington with a Masters of Public Administration. From 2007 to 2010, Marcus served as U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell’s Eastern Washington Director. Then from 2010 to 2012, he served as Senior Policy Advisor to Washington State Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown. Elected to the state legislature in 2012, Marcus serves as chair of the Health Care & Wellness Committee, which he vice-chaired for three years and was elected chair starting in the 2023 session. He also serves on the Appropriations and Local Government committees. He previously served in the leadership role of Majority Whip from 2016 until 2022. He was appointed to and serves on the Joint Legislative Executive Committee on Planning for Aging and Disability Issues and the Universal Health Care Commission. Previously he served as chair of the Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program Committee.