2018 Board of Directors

Chair: Jim Hutchinson*, Area Municipal Services Senior Manager, Republic Services

Immediate Past Chair: Irene Plenefisch*, Government Affairs Director, Microsoft

Treasurer: David Miniken*, Shareholder, Sweeney Conrad, P.S.

President: Patrick Bannon, President, Bellevue Downtown Association

Jared Axelrod, Public Policy Manager, Amazon
Brittany Barker*, Vice President, Fortin Group
Shiv Batra
D Bergin, Sales Director, CBRE
Brian Brand*, Senior Principal, Baylis Architects
Amy Carlson, Vice President, Puget Sound Area Lead, Jacobs Engineering
Julie Eisenhauer, Principal, Clark Nuber PS
Liz Freeman, Head of Employee Communications, Expedia, Inc. 
Kemper Freeman, Jr.*, Chairman and CEO, Kemper Development Company 
Alan Fulp, Managing Director of Banking, U.S. Bank
Tom Gilchrist*, President, Sterling Realty Organization
Craig Glazier, General Manager, Urban Renaissance Group, LLC
Stacy Graven*, Executive Director, Meydenbauer Center
Gary Guenther, Senior Vice President, Kidder Mathews
Greg Hendershott, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Megan Hershberger, Sr. Portfolio Operations Director, AvalonBay Communities
Steve Hoffmann, Vice President, Operations, GLY Construction
Larry Jablinske, Vice President, Symetra
Ross Jacobson, Attorney, Williams Kastner
Gregory Johnson*, President, Wright Runstad & Company
Al Kinisky, Senior Director-Real Estate, Facilities, Procurement, SAP Concur 
Campbell Mathewson*, Ditty Properties
Scott Matthews, Sr. Director, Vulcan
David Namura, Director of State and Local Government Affairs, CenturyLink
Bob Peters, Director of Corporate Banking, Washington Federal
John Powers, President of Real Estate, FANA Group of Companies
Rob Reifsnyder, Executive Director-Property & Environment, PACCAR Inc
Jill Scheuermann*, Vice President Senior Relationship Manager, KeyBank
Edna Shim, Director, Government Affairs & Community Relations, Seattle Children's
Susan Stead*, Principal, Account Executive, Parker, Smith & Feek
Molly Stearns, Chief Development Officer, Overlake Medical Center
Kirk Stephens, Divisional Vice President, REI
John Su, President, Su Development
Rob Swartz, Senior Vice President, Kilroy Realty Corporation
Carol Taylor, Executive Director, Clinical Operations & Market Integration, Kaiser Permanente
Steve Vincent, Senior Vice President, Team Leader, Heritage Bank
Monica Wallace*, Senior Vice President, Wallace Properties
Andy Wappler, Vice President, Communications & Customer Operations, Puget Sound Energy
Leshya Wig, Partner, Wig Properties
Tony Williams, Partner & Chairman, Washington2Advocates
Jack Wiser, Senior Vice President, Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Putter Bert, Executive Director, KidsQuest Children's Museum
Betty Capestany, President & CEO, Bellevue Chamber of Commerce
Josh Gannis, Executive Director, Eastside Heritage Center
Benedict Heywood, Executive & Curatorial Director, Bellevue Arts Museum
Luke Lamon, Government & Community Relations, Sound Transit
Brad Miyake, City Manager, City of Bellevue
James Whitfield, President & CEO, Leadership Eastside

*2018 Executive Committee Member 

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