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Audit Committee

Conducts the bi-annual audit of the financial records of WMCA.

Chair:  Melody Valiant, City of Tumwater (360) 743-5855

Co-Chair/Elections Auditor: Molly Towslee, City of Gig Harbor (253) 853‐7613

Audit Committee Roster

Audit Committee Responsibilities


Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is chaired by the Past President and solicits and evaluates nominations for the Clerk of the Year Award and presents the accepted nominations to the President for final selection of the “Clerk of the Year Award.”

Chair: Dee Roberts - City of South Bend 

Awards Committee Responsibilities


Budget Committee

Develops a balanced budget for the upcoming year for approval by the Executive Committee and adoption by the membership at the Annual Business Meeting.  The Budget Committee includes the President, Vice President, President Elect, Past President and Treasurer.
Chair: Paula Swisher, City of Brier (425) 775-5440

Budget Committee Responsibilities


Bylaws Committee

Reviews the WMCA bylaws and prepares proposed changes for approval by the membership.

Chair: Jodee Schwinn, City of Seattle (206) 684-5707
Bylaws Committee Roster     

Bylaws Committee Responsibilities


Conference Planning Committee

Prepares the details of the Annual Conference and works closely with the Education Committees to coordinate efforts for a successful conference.

Chair: Paula Swisher, City of Brier (425) 775-5440

Co-Chair: Keri MacDonald, City of Cheney (509) 498‐9209

Co-Chair: Jodi Wycoff, City of Duvall (425) 788‐1185
Conference Planning Committee Roster      

Conference Planning Committee Responsibilities


Education Committee

Prepares the education program for the Annual Conference and provides logistical support for the spring and fall academies. The Committee Chair serves on the Northwest Clerks Institute Education Committee, which helps the Institute Director develop Professional Development I, II, III, and IV goals and educational offerings.

Chair: Joanna Sanders, City of Port Townsend (360) 379-5083
Co-Chair: Terri Wright, City of Kennewick (509) 585‐4273

Education Committee Roster

Education Committee Responsibilities


Education Coordinator

Prepares the education programs for the spring and fall academies and Athenian Dialogues.  Serves on the Northwest Clerks Institute Education Committee, which helps the Institute Director develop Professional Development I, II, III, and IV goals and educational offerings.

Alice Attwood, City of Tonasket (509) 486-2132

Education Coordinator Job Description

Fundraising Committee  

Raises money for education scholarships in the form of raffles, products sales, etc.

Chair:  Susan Duncan, City of Ferndale (360) 685-2354

Co-Chair: Deb Estrada, City of Mercer Island (206) 275-7793
Fundraising Committee Roster

Fundraising Committee Responsibilities


Historical Committee

Maintains an updated record of all WMCA activities.

Chair: John Millard, City of Tenino (360) 264-2368

Co-Chair:  Jill Boltz, Kitsap Transit (360) 478-6230

Historical Committee Roster

Historical Committee Responsibilities


Legislative Committee

Studies proposed state and federal legislation and reports to WMCA Executive Board and membership.

Co-Chair: Tisha Gieser, City of Issaquah (425) 837-3001

Co-Chair: Debbie Burke, City of Moses Lake (509) 764-3703

Legislative Committee Roster

Legislative Committee Responsibilities

Legislative Priorities 


Membership Committee

Encourages membership in WMCA and conducts elections.

Chair: Elizabeth Adkisson, City of Monroe (360) 863-4538

Co-Chair:  Darla Reese, Granite Falls (360) 691-6441

Elections Officer: Leana Kinley, City of Stevenson  (509) 427-5970
Membership Committee Roster

Membership Committee Responsibilities


Newsletter Committee

Creates WMCA monthly newsletter.  

Chair: Rachel Shaw, City of Prosser  (509) 786-8218

Co-Chair: Cheryl Xanthos, City of Redmond (425) 556-2197

Newsletter Committee Roster

Newsletter Committee Responsibilities


Scholarship Committee

Administers the application and granting process for scholarships offered by WMCA.

Chair: Tamara Gunter, City of Battleground

Scholarship Committee Roster

Scholarship Committee Responsibilities



Jill Boltz, Kitsap Transit  (360) 478-6230

Stephanie Haug, City of Benton City (509) 508-3322


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