Art Wang

Board Member

Art Wang, of Tacoma, Washington, is the regional director for National Audubon Society’s Pacific-North Region. Now retired, he spent most of his career in Washington State government where he served in all three branches of government including on the professional legislative staff, as elected State Representative from the 27th District for seven terms (14 years), Chief Administrative Law Judge (director of the state agency Office of Administrative Hearings), and Judge on the Washington Court of Appeals. He came out of retirement to serve in 2012 as Field Coordinator for the successful campaign of Governor Jay Inslee. Art’s nonprofit experience includes past service as President/Board Chair of Planned Parenthood of Western Washington, Legal Foundation of Washington, Pierce County AIDS Foundation, Asian Elected Officials of Washington, and the National Central Panels Conference (administrative law). He currently serves on the Boards of Asian/Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Engagement  PAC (APACE-PAC) and Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest. Art serves as the President of Tahoma Audubon Society and as a regular field trip leader. He has been birding since he was 12 years old and has participated on more than 50 years of Christmas Bird Counts.