About Matt Boehnke 

My Values 

Candidate for Washington State Legislature

District 8, Pos 2, GOP

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.


"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer."

John F. Kennedy

  • Family comes first. 
  • Integrity matters.
  • Justice should prevail. 
  • Service above self. 
  • Honesty is a given. 
  • Humility is a gift. 
  • Partnership is a must. 

Lifelong Tri-City resident

• Retired LTC US Army 
• Kennewick City Councilman
• Director/Lead Professor, CBC Cybersecurity Program

• Energy Northwest Cyber Security Project Manager
• US Army Corps of engineers Contracting Officer
• MAS, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 

• BA, Political Science, EWU


Kennewick City Council

Earned the Association of Washington Cities, Certificate of Municipal Leadership within his first 2 years on Council;  Served on the Benton County Mosquito Control District Board, Benton Franklin Community Action Committee, Benton Franklin Council of Governments, Vice-Chair of the Benton Franklin Council of Governments Tri-Mats Policy Advisory Committee, Vice-Chair of the Good Roads & Transportation Association, Interview Committee, Kennewick Focus, Tri-Cites Regional Public Facilities District and Infrastructure and Operations Committee.


Community Service

Lifetime Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion member; Past Commander of Local American Legion; Sunrise Rotary; Kennewick Arts Commissioner; Bethlehem Lutheran Church; Tri-City Water Follies Air Show Director; Tri-City American Billet Family; Lifetime member of Military Officers Association of America - Lewis & Clark Chapter; National Rifle Association; TriCity Cancer Center Men's Club; Washington Education Association; Columbia Basin Badger Club; Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition; Owner/CEO of Bravocon IT Services LLC