Political and Strategic Campaigns Director
Osta Davis (she/they) joined the WSLC as Political and Strategic Campaigns Director in November 2023. In this position, she develops and implements the council’s strategic political plan, runs the WSLC’s Labor Neighbor grassroots political action program, promotes member education campaigns on election issues, and helps recruit and elect pro-worker candidates at the direction of the WSLC officers and its affiliated unions via the Committee on Political Education (COPE).
Prior to joining the WSLC, Davis served as Redistricting Lead & Policy Analyst for the Washington State Legislature, and worked with Commissioner April Sims to develop the state’s new congressional and legislative maps. She has also served as Deputy Director for the House Democratic Campaign Committee and Field Director for the Washington Senate Democratic Campaign Committee. In addition, she has been a Presenter for the WSLC’s Path to Power candidate training program.
Davis’s career of advocacy began as a Field Organizer on the Yes! for SeaTac minimum wage campaign in 2013. That successful campaign made SeaTac the first to establish a $15 minimum wage and helped spark a national effort to Fight for $15 from coast to coast.
Osta Davis can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-817-1124.