to Know John
a longtime business owner and life-long resident
of Arlington, John Koster has the background
to effectively serve Snohomish County.
and his wife of 35 years, Vicki, have four children
(Travis, Jennifer, Michelle and Troy) and six
graduated from Arlington High School and Everett
Community College. He has served on the
Snohomish County Agricultural Advisory Committee,
is a past Board President at Arlington Christian
School, and attends Arlington First Baptist.
a third generation dairyman, owned and operated
his own dairy near Island Crossing in Arlington
for over twenty years. As a businessman
himself, John understands small business drives
the economy in Snohomish County, and he recognizes
the challenges government can cause for business.
He took this experience and worked as a
business consultant before being elected to the
has over ten years experience in public service.
From 1994-2000 he represented the 39th Legislative
District in the Washington State House of Representatives. In
Olympia, he served on four committees:
Criminal Justice and Corrections,
Agriculture and Ecology
was also a congressional candidate in 2000. He
began serving as a County Councilman in