Maria Petrish Edit Profile
Student, University Washington, 1959—1960.
Dancer, specializing Croatian dance, since 1946. Director 2d congressional district office State of Washington, 1974—1979. Founder, director Vela Luka Croatian Dance Ensemble, Anacortes, Washington, since 1975.
Executive director Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, 1979—1982.
Candidate Washington House of Representatives, 1974. Founder Washington Regional Arts Festivals, 1961, Anacortes Arts Foundation, 1967, president, 1978—1981. Board directors Region IV Tourism Board.
Board member Washington State Alliance Arts, Anacortes Arts/Crafts Foundation. Member of Washington Association Chamber of C. Executives, Croatian Fraternal Union Lodge 1121 Club (president).
Married Nicholas James Petrish, October 14, 1961. Children: Nicholas James III, Michael John.