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Executive Board

President Nancy Eklund, AICP City of Tukwila
Vice President Denise Lathrop, AICP City of Des Moines 
Secretary Dinah Reed, CFM Yakima County 
Treasurer Al Torrico Toll Brothers
Past President Rick Sepler, AICP City of Bellingham 
Columbia Section Ardele Steele, AICP City of Zillah
Inland Empire Section Mary May, AICP Community Frameworks
Northwest Section Meredith Penny Island County
Peninsula Section Ben Braudrick, AICP City of Port Angeles
Puget Sound Section Brandon Gonzalez Alta Planning
Southwest Section Judith Perez, AICP WSDOT SW Region 
South Sound Section Grant Beck City of Yelm


Standing Committees

Communications Committee Laura Benjamin, AICP PSRC
 Andrea Harris-Long, AICP PSRC
Community Planning Assistance Team Bob Bengford, AICP Makers, Inc.
Patrick Lynch, AICP Transpo Group
Continuing Education Nikole Coleman, AICP City of Poulsbo
Diversity Committee Maren Murphy, AICP, co-chair City of Spokane
Vacant, co-chair  
Joint Awards (PAW) Jonathan Kesler  
Joint Awards (APA) Darby Cowles, AICP City of Bellingham
Legislative Committee Yorik Stevens-Wajda, AICP Snohomish County
Esther Larsen Works at, but does not represent, Spokane County
Bill Proposal Vacant  
Membership Committee Vacant  
Vacant  
Planning Official Development Officer Dee Caputo, FAICP  Retired
Professional Development Officer Nikole Coleman, AICP, Chair City of Poulsbo
Wayne Carlson, FAICP AHBL, Inc.
Scholarship Committee Wells Williams, AICP Retired
Kirk Rappe, AICP City of Edgewood
Tribal Committee Michael Cardwell, AICP Quinault Tribe
Youth in Planning Steve Butler, FAICP MRSC
Gwen Rousseau, AICP City of Bellevue


Ad Hoc Committees

Nominations VACANT  
Sponsorship Program VACANT  
Climate and Sustainability Initiative Nicole Sanders  
Emerging Professionals VACANT  
FAICP Nominations Committee Leonard Bauer, FAICP King County
Karen Wolf, FAICP King County


Ex Officio

Allied Professions Liaison Hiller West Island County
UW Professionals Council Representative Kevin O'Neill, AICP WSP
EWU Faculty Representative Kerry Brooks Eastern Washington University
Dept of Planning & Public Administration
UW Faculty Representative Brandon Born University of Washington
Department of Urban Design & Planning
WWU Faculty Representative Paul Stangl Western Washington University
UW Student Representative
James Eager  
EWU Student Representative
   
WWU Student Representative
Nick Schmeck Skagit County