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Executive Board

President Yorik Stevens-Wajda, AICP City of Everett
Vice President Judith Perez, AICP PBS Engineering
Secretary Dinah Reed Yakima County 
Treasurer Al Torrico Toll Brothers
President Elect Chad Eiken, AICP City of Vancouver
Columbia Section Erin Braich Benton Franklin COG
Inland Empire Section Amy Hilland Kootenai County
Northwest Section Katie Bunge (Co-President)
Brad Johnson (Co-President)
Burlington, WA
Peninsula Section Kell Rowan Mason County
Puget Sound Section Manuel Soto, AICP, TDM-CP Toole Design
Southwest Section Sam Rubin, AICP WSP
South Sound Section Ryan Andrews City of Lacey

Standing Committees

Annual Conference William Grimes SCJ Alliance
Awards (Joint) Jonathan Kesler (PAW) City of Kent
Darby Cowles, AICP (APA) City of Bellingham
Communications  Ben Braudrick , AICP City of Port Angeles
Riya Debnath  
Community Planning Assistance Team Bob Bengford, AICP Makers, Inc.
Patrick Lynch, AICP Transpo Group
Continuing Education VACANT  
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee Maren Murphy, AICP City of Spokane
Gwen Rousseau, AICP City of Bellevue
Legislative Committee Robin Probesting (Chair)
Chris Collier (Vice Chair)
Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO)
Membership Committee Vacant  
Nominations Vacant  
Planning Official Development Officer Dee Caputo, FAICP Retired
Professional Development Officer Wayne Carlson, FAICP AHBL, Inc.
Scholarship Committee Wells Williams, AICP Retired
Kirk Rappe, AICP City of Lynnwood
Tribal Committee Michael Cardwell, FAICP Quinault Indian Nation
Youth in Planning Steve Butler, FAICP MRSC
Gwen Rousseau, AICP
Stephanie Valesco
City of Bellevue
City of Seattle

Ad Hoc Committees

FAICP Nominations Committee Leonard Bauer, FAICP King County 
Karen Wolf, FAICP  
Sponsorship Program Vacant  


Allied Professions Liaison Chris Comeau, FAICP-CTP Bellingham Public Works Engineering 
UW Professionals Council Representative Mandi Robers  OTAK
EWU Faculty Representative Dr. Matt Anderson Eastern Washington University
UW Faculty Representative Brandon Born University of Washington
Department of Urban Design & Planning
WWU Faculty Representative Paul Stangl Western Washington University
EWU Student Representative
Vacant Eastern Washington University
UW Student Representative


University of Washington
Planning Student Assistant
WWU Student Representative
Nick Schmeck Skagit County