Legislative Committee

Twenty-four elected director area representatives and WSSDA’s president-elect review and recommend updates to WSSDA’s legislative positions subject to approval by WSSDA members at the annual General Assembly. This group typically meets six times per year either in-person, virtually, or in conjunction with WSSDA events. Additional meetings may be called at the discretion of the committee chair with most of those being held virtually.

Committee Roster

Members/EmailDirector AreaSchool DistrictTerm Expires
Carin Chase1Edmonds2023
Carl Cary1Granite Falls2024
Luckisha Phillips
Vice Chair
2Federal Way2024
Avanti Bergquist2Renton2024
Dave Larson2Tukwila2023
Sara Betnel2Shoreline2023
Ronda S. Litzenberger3Eatonville2024
Marisa Peloquin3University Place2023
Denise Tracy4Central Kitsap2024
Karen Bolton4Bremerton2023
Rebecca Stillings Chair5Rainier2023
Kelsi Hamilton5Chehalis2024
Crystal Moldenhauer6Longview2023
Trish Huddleston6Woodland2024
Zach Miller7Cascade2024
Whitney Smith7Eastmont2024
Maria Erickson8Wapato2023
Martha Rice8Yakima2024
Cindy McMullen9Central Valley 2024
Nikki Lockwood9Spokane2023
Wendy Williams-Gilbert10Medical Lake2024
Scott Carruth10Ritzville2023
Jill Oldson11Richland2023
Kathy Mulkerin11Walla Walla2024
Derek Sarley, WSSDA Board Liaison11Walla Walla

WSSDA Board Liaison

Derek Sarley, Vice President
Walla Walla – DA 11

Committee Support

WSSDA Strategic Advocacy branch supports this committee.