John and Vicki Koster have been married for 40 years. They have four children and nine grandchildren.
Served three terms in the Washington State House of Representatives. Congressional candidate (2000 and 2010). Served on the following committees in the Legislature: Transportation; Criminal Justice & Corrections; Agriculture & Ecology, Capital Budget.
Elected to County Council in 2001. Council Chair 2004, Vice Chair 2002, 2003 & 2005, Chair of Planning & Community Development Committee 2002-2005, Chair of Operations Committee 2006-2010. Currently Chair of Law & Justice/Human Services Committee.
Business Consultant before being elected to the County Council. Third generation dairyman, owned and operated his own business for 20+ years. 2011 President of Washington State Association of Counties.
Graduate of Arlington High School and Everett Community College. Served on the Snohomish County Agricultural Advisory Committee; past Board President Arlington Christian School; attends Arlington First Baptist Church.