The Washington State Association of Counties, the collective voice of Washington’s counties for over one hundred years.

Association Business

The Washington State Association of Counties is governed by a Board of Directors led by the Executive Committee. Each year an election is held prior to the Association’s Annual Meeting to select officers for the next year. Counties appoint their representative(s) to the Board.

Executive Committee

Obie OBrien

Obie O'Brien

President

Kittitas County Commissioner

Blair Brady

Blair Brady

Vice President

Wahkiakum County Commissioner

Scott Hutsell, Lincoln County Commissioner

Scott Hutsell

Second Vice President

Lincoln County Commissioner

Stephanie Wright

Stephanie Wright

Immediate Past President

Snohomish County Councilmember

2016-17 BOARD of DIRECTORS

President

Obie O’Brien, Kittitas County Commissioner

Vice President

Blair Brady, Whakiakum County Commissioner

Second Vice President

Scott Hutsell, Lincoln County Commissioner

Immediate Past President

Stephanie Wright, Snohomish County Councilmember

BOARD MEMBERS

Past President David Sauter, Klickitat County Commissioner
Past President Helen Price Johnson, Island County Commissioner
Past President Marc Boldt, Clark County Councilor
   
Eastern Region Representative Jim Johnson, Walla Walla County Commissioner
Eastern Region Representative Bob Koch, Franklin County Commissioner
Eastern Region Representative Michael Largent, Whitman County Commissioner
Eastern Region Representative Mike Manus, Pend Oreille County Commissioner
   
Western Region Representative Kenneth Dahlstedt, Skagit County Commissioner
Western Region Representative Edna Fund, Lewis County Commissioner
Western Region Representative Terri Drexler, Mason County Commissioner
Western Region Representative Dennis Weber, Cowitz County Commissioner

Counties > 180,000 Population

King County Executive Dow Constantine, Executive
King County Council Reagan Dunn, Councilmember
Pierce County Jim McCune, Councilmember
Snohomish County Terry Ryan, Councilmember
Spokane County Al French, Commissioner
Clark County Jeanne Stewart, Councilor
Thurston County Bud Blake, Commissioner
Kitsap County Robert Gelder, Commissioner
Yakima County Rand Elliott, Commissioner
Whatcom County Jack Louws, Executive
Benton County Jerome Delvin, Commissioner

BOARD ALTERNATES

Eastern Region Alternate Representative Keith Goehner, Chelan County Commissioner
Eastern Region Alternate Representative Scott Hutsell, Lincoln County Commissioner
   
Western Region Alternate Representative Vickie Raines, Grays Harbor County Commissioner
Western Region Alternate Representative Lisa Ayers, Pacific County Commissioner

Counties > 180,000 Population

King County Executive Joe McDermott, Councilmember
King County Council Kathy Lambert, Councilmember
Pierce County Bruce Dammeier, Executive
Snohomish County Brian Sullivan, Councilmember
Spokane County Josh Kerns, Commissioner
Clark County Eileen Quiring, Councilor
Thurston County John Hutchings, Commissioner
Kitsap County Charlotte Garrido, Commissioner
Yakima County Mike Leita, Commissioner
Whatcom County Rud Browne, Councilmember
Benton County James Beaver, Councilmember

2016-17 NACO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

NACo Board of Directors Kenneth Dahlstedt, Skagit County Commissioner
NACo Board of Directors Blair Brady, Wahkiakum County Commissioner
   
NACo WIR Board of Directors Stephanie Wright, Snohomish County Councilmember
NACo WIR Board of Directors Wes McCart, Stevens County Commissioner