OKANOGAN – Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed longtime District Court Judge Chris Culp to be the county’s second superior court judge.
Culp, who has served as district court since 1987, was appointed superior court commissioner in 1991. Since 2002, he has served as superior court judge pro tem.
“Judge Culp’s deep ties with his community and thorough understanding of the law make him an excellent pick for Okanogan County’s Superior Court. I know Chris will continue to do a great job on the bench,” said Gov. Gregoire.
“I am honored with Governor Gregoire’s appointment. It is a tremendous opportunity to serve the residents of Okanogan County and Washington State in this new role,” said Culp.