Kirby was elected State Chairman of the Washington State Republican Party in January of 2011. He has been active in conservative politics for over 35 years, serving as delegate to the Republican National Convention five times. Previously, he was the host of the morning drive show on 570 KVI radio in Seattle from 1995 to 2009 and a real estate appraiser at his firm, Liberty Consultants.
Kirby is a current member of the Board of Directors for Young America’s Foundation, Second Amendment Foundation, American Conservative Union, and Citizen’s United. He is also an Associate of Hillsdale college and a member of the Civil Service Commission of Duvall, WA.
Kirby holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and currently resides in Duvall with his wife, Trina. They have two sons.