2018–19 Legislation and Finance Committee


Under the direction of the WASA Board of Directors, the Legislation and Finance Committee sets the legislative priorities and processes for the association and establishes its agenda for each legislative session.



Region 101

Gene Sementi, West Valley Spokane SD

Region 105

Mike Brophy, Ed.D., West Valley SD (Yakima) Chair
Becky Imler, Wapato SD

Region 108

David Forsythe, NWESD 189

Region 109

Marci Larsen, Ed.D., Mukilteo SD

Region 110

Vacant

Region 111

Tom Seigel, Bethel SD

Region 112

Jeff Snell, Camas SD

Region 113

Cal Brodie, ESD 113

Region 114

David McVicker, Central Kitsap SD

Region 123

Dave Bond, Kennewick SD

Region 171

Garn Christensen, Ph.D., Eastmont SD

BPAC

Corine Pennington, Puyallup SD

ESDs

John Welch, PSESD

IPAC

Jennifer Bethman, Bethel SD

Principals

Devin McLane, Mukilteo SD

Small Schools

Krestin Bahr, Eatonville SD

Special Education

Jennifer Traufler, Tacoma SD

Superintendents

Shane Backlund, Selah SD

Federal Legislation

Randy Russell, Freeman SD / AASA Board
Michelle Price,  North Central ESD 171
Anthony Smith, Riverview SD

At-Large

Stephen Nielsen, Seattle SD
Jim Kowalkowski, Davenport SD / Rural Education Center


WASA Consultants (nonvoting)

Fred Yancey, Pensions/Health Benefits
Mitch Denning, AEA
Melissa Gombosky, AESD


WASA Staff

Joel Aune, Executive Director
Dan Steele, Assistant Executive Director, Government Relations
Randy Russell, Freeman SD, President
Sheila Chard, Administrative Assistant

 

Meeting Schedule

September 10, 2018
8:30–9:30 a.m.

November 13, 2018
8:30–9:30 a.m.

January 14, 2019
Session Begins

January 16, 2019
8:30–9:30 a.m.

January 22, 2019
8:30–9:30 a.m.

January 28, 2019
8:30–9:30 a.m.

February 4, 2019
8:30–9:30 a.m.

February 10, 2019
8:00 a.m. / Legislative Conference

February 19, 2019
9:30–10:30 a.m.

February 25, 2019
8:30–9:30 a.m.

March 4, 2019
8:30–9:30 a.m.

March 11, 2019
Sine Die

March 18, 2019
8:30-9:30 a.m.

March 25, 2019
 8:30-9:30 a.m.

April 1, 2019
 8:30-9:30 a.m

April 8, 2019
 8:30-9:30 a.m

April 15, 2019
 8:30-9:30 a.m

April 22, 2019
 8:30-9:30 a.m

May 13, 2019
 8:30-9:30 a.m

June 30, 2019
1-3:30 p.m. - Summer Conference Spokane