Membership Committee

We welcome new membership committee volunteers. To join contact Brit Kramer at

Term: Thru July 2021
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 & Jazlyn Falstick, Visit Vancouver USA
Linda Herald, Wenatchee Convention Center
Tammie Hetrick, Washington Food Industry Association
Marcia Holland, CAE, Outcomes Unlimited, LLC
Tom Hurdelbrink, CAE, Northwest Multiple Listing Service
Monica Beck, Northwest Multiple Listing Service

Education Committee

Term: Thru July 2021
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
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 | Chair

Convention Sub-Committee
Cheryl Dierich, Tulalip Resort Casino - 2022 Destination Host
Jeff Bowe, Experience Olympia & Beyond, Golf Tournament
Dennis Galloway, Semiahmoo, Auction Chair
Emily Hoyt, Washington State Convention Center - Networking
Kristen Lomax, Society for Financial Awareness - Marketing 
Jennifer Summers, Washington Health Care Association
Lara Watkins, Visit Tri-Cities - 2021 Destination Host