Managing Your State of Washington Tax Dollars
Jun 27, 2018
WA ST Treasuer - Duane Davidson
Managing Your State of Washington Tax Dollars

Washington’s 23rd State Treasurer, Duane Davidson was born and raised in Carnation, Washington. He attended Bellevue College and went on to graduate from Central Washington University with an Accounting degree.

After college, he moved with his wife to Kennewick, Washington, became a CPA and started his career with the State Auditor’s Office. In 2003, he was elected Benton County Treasurer where he served until he was elected State Treasurer in 2016.

As State Treasurer, Duane has brought “Service, Security, & Transparency” to the office. He has created an outreach initiative for the public and has worked to promote financial education throughout Washington.

Duane is a longtime Kiwanian, serving as the past-president for two separate Kiwanis Clubs. In his spare time, he enjoys studying history, restoring his 1974 Ford Bronco, and traveling back to the Tri-Cities to visit his three children, Bailey, Luke, and Kenzie.