Mark Miloscia was born in Biloxi, Mississippi and lived there until the age of six when his family moved to Queens, NY. For 10 years, Mark served as a U.S. Air Force B-52 pilot and a contract manager. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy, a Master of Arts (MA) degree from Chapman University in Clinical Psychology, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of North Dakota. He has also completed the Leadership Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Mark was elected to the Washington State Senate in 2014. As Chair of the State Government Committee, Mark leads efforts to improve government efficiency and accountability. He also serves as Vice Chair of Human Services, Mental Health and Housing and as a member of the Ways and Means Committee.
He was first elected in 1998 and served seven terms as the 30th District’s State Representative for the Washington State House of Representatives, an area that includes Federal Way, Algona, Pacific, Milton, and portions of Auburn and Des Moines. While in the House, he chaired the Housing Committee and the Audit Review and Oversight Committee where he led efforts to improve government efficiency and accountability. He also served on the General Government Appropriations & Oversight, Labor & Workforce Development, Legislative Evaluation & Accountability Program, and Joint Administrative Rules Committees.
While serving as State Representative, he worked as a substitute teacher for the Federal Way School District and the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle. He has also worked as the Industrial Services Director for Goodwill Industries in Tacoma, the Executive Director of Federal Way Youth and Family Services and as a Commissioner for the Lakehaven Utility District. He sits on the board of directors for the Federal Way Boys and Girls Club, is a member of St. Vincent’s Knights of Columbus and is a member of the Federal Way Chamber of Commerce. Currently, Mark is working as a substitute teacher for the Auburn School District.
Mark has resided in the Federal Way area with his wife Meschell, his three children and his grandchildren for the last 31 years.