Volunteer On a Team

We are always welcoming new team members. To join a team, contact Brit Kramer at

2020 Convention
Term: Thru June 2020

This team provides planning and oversight for the 2020 Convention.  *Note the Education Team provides all the education content.  Learn more about the 2020 Annual Convention HERE.

Subcommittee options include: 

  • Auction - Dennis Galloway, Chair
  • Golf - Jeff Bowe, Chair
  • Marketing
  • Networking
  • Off-site Dinner social

Suquamish Clearwater Resort Casino
Wednesday - Friday, June 10-12, 2020 

Robin Cowper, CAE, Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Washington | Co-Chair
Cheryl Dierich, Tulalip Resort Casino | Co-Chair

Lisa Adair, Suquamish Clearwater Resort Casino
Jeff Bowe, Experience Olympia & Beyond, Golf Tournament
Dennis Galloway, Semiahmoo, Auction Chair
Tammie Hetrick, NW Tire Dealers Association
Emily Hoyt, Washington State Convention Center
Kristen Lomax, Society for Financial Awareness 
Jennifer Summers, Washington Health Care Association
Lara Watkins, Visit Tri-Cities

Education Committee
Term: Thru June 2020

This team provides oversight for the WSAE comprehensive education portfolio, including selecting presenters for the annual convention.

Robin Cowper, CAE, Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Washington | Chair

Tiina Freeman, CAE, Northwest Wall & Ceiling Bureau
Tom Hurdelbrink, CAE, Northwest Multiple Listing Service
Sydney Isaac, CAE, MBA, IREM Western Washington/CBA
Kathleen Jensen, CMP, King County Bar Association
Bracken Killpack, Washington State Dental Association
Lois Swenson-Grudt, Washington Society of CPAs


Membership Committee
Term: Thru June 2020

This team works as an extension of staff in providing outreach to new members upon joining year-round; outreach to existing members in the fall to increase engagement; and outreach to potential members in an annual spring membership drive.  Learn more about WSAE membership HERE.

Christine Opiela, Catch Point Management Solutions | Chair

Joseph B. Diehl Diehl & Co. LLC
Gretchen Gettles, Visit Vancouver USA
Tammie Hetrick, Northwest Tire Dealership Association
Marcia Holland, CAE, Outcomes Unlimited, LLC
Tom Hurdelbrink, CAE, Northwest Multiple Listing Service
Monica Beck, Northwest Multiple Listing Service
Val Taylor, RCE, Seattle King County Realtors

Marketing Committee
Term: Through June 2020
This team provides marketing support for staff in the editing of the Washington Executive quarterly publication, and in sourcing content for the Enews.

Kristen Lomax, Society for Financial Awareness  | Chair