T'wina Nobles
Public Figure
Education Advocate

T'wina Nobles is an educator, mentor, and an elected official on the University Place School Board.


She is currently serving the Washington State Senate in the 28th Legislative District.

Public Servant

T'wina seeks to use her platform to transform education, transportation, and affortable housing.

Meet T'wina Nobles.

Senator T’wina Nobles is a mother of four, former small business owner, an educator and mentor, and an elected official on the University Place School Board. Currently serving as President and CEO of the Tacoma Urban League, T’wina has nearly 15 years of experience in education as an instructor, PTA leader and School Board member. She was sworn into the Washington State Senate in 2021.

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Entrepreneurship Coaching

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Educational Workshops

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Community Contributions

Senator. Nobles brings two decades of experience in education and community leadership to her role as vice chair of the Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee as well as vice chair of the Higher Education & Workforce Development Committee. She also sits on the Transportation Committee and the Behavioral Health Subcommittee.

Educational Leadership

Education has been central to Sen. Nobles’s life. She attended Tacoma Community College before transferring to the University of Puget Sound, where she earned her undergraduate degree as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching. She then taught at Stadium High School and Lincoln High School. Since 2016, Sen. Nobles has served on the University Place School Board, where she has worked to make sure every voice is heard and every child succeeds, by focusing on equity, inclusion, and transparency.


T'Wina has been recognized locally for her work with a National Urban League 2019 Affiliate Award, a PTA Golden Acorn Award in 2014 and again in 2018, a TPS Gold Star Community Partner Award, a University of Puget Sound Young Logger Service Award and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Keep Living the Dream” Award, and a WASA Community Leadership Award.

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