Brandy Donaghy lives in Snohomish County with her family. She is a community organizer and volunteers with a number of local, state, and national organizations in various areas, including disaster response/readiness, education, housing, advocacy and she serves her Everett church as a Trustee.

Brandy credits her mother who was a registered nurse and active with her union in instilling the importance of public service.  That is why Brandy served in the Navy during the First Gulf War Era. ​

Following her time in the military, Brandy was able to attend to college via a program currently called the Veterans Readiness and Employment Program, which provides access to job training and education for veterans with service-connected disabilities that require a change in vocation. She studied at Bellevue College and graduated with a Bachelors from UW Bothell in Business Administration, with a Management Information Systems Concentration.

Appointed to the WA House of Representative in 2021, Brandy served through the 2022 legislative session, passing bills related to public health and safety with bipartisan support. 

Brandy has volunteered for many years in her community and first entered public office when serving as a Democratic Precinct Committee Officer. In addition, she supports her local party organizations by serving on  County Executive Boards and many other committees.