John McCoy, a citizen of the Tulalip Tribes, represents the 38th Legislative District (which includes the Tulalip, Marysville and Everett communities of Snohomish County) in the State of Washington Legislature. Until recently, he also served as Director of Quil Ceda Village, a federally chartered municipality established by the Tulalip Tribes. In that capacity, he played a key role in the creation of more than 1,200 permanent jobs for local residents.
McCoy serves as Chair of the National Caucus of Native American State Legislators. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, retiring in 1981 with extensive training in computer operations and programming. From 1982 to 1985, we worked as a computer technician in the White House. In 2005, John was honored as “Executive of the Year” by the Puget Sound Business Journal. John and his wife Jeannie McCoy have three daughters and nine grandchildren.