Public Officials Reception 2018

  • Date(s): Wed, Dec 05, 2018
  • Time(s): 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Location: The Skybridge, Washington State Convention Center
  • Members: $100 pre-paid ($125 as of 11/28)
  • Non-Members: $150 pre-paid ($200 as of 11/28)
  • Questions: Contact Betsy Paige at 206-389-7345


Our annual Public Officials Reception brings more than 400 business, government, and civic leaders to connect and celebrate the holiday season. With live music in a festive atmosphere, this unstructured reception allows you to mix and mingle with public officials and fellow leaders as we celebrate the progress made over the past year.

Please join us for this celebratory gathering of regional business and government leaders.

SCHEDULED TO ATTEND (in alphabetical order)
           Samuel AssefaDirector, Office of Planning & Community Development, City of Seattle
Hon. Lydia Assefa-DawsonCouncilmember, City of Federal Way
Hon. Claudia BalducciCouncilmember, King County
Hon. Debbie BertlinMayor, City of Mercer Island
           Carmen BestChief of Police, City of Seattle
Hon. Keith BlockerCouncilmember, City of Tacoma
           Brian BonlenderDirector, Department of Commerce, State of Washington
Hon. Ryan Calkins, Commissioner, Port of Seattle
           Dwane ChappelleDirector, Department of Education & Early Learning, City of Seattle
Hon. John ChelminiakCouncilmember, City of Bellevue
Hon. Duane Davidson, State Treasurer, State of Washington
Hon. Rod DembowskiCouncilmember, King County
Hon. Zachary DeWolf, Board of Directors, District V , Seattle Public Schools
Hon. Reagan Dunn, Councilmember, King County
Hon. Cassie Franklin, Mayor, City of Everett
Hon. Courtney Gregoire, Commissioner, Port of Seattle
Hon. Will Hall, Mayor, City of Shoreline
Hon. Gary Harris, Councilmember, City of Woodinville
Hon. Nigel Herbig, Deputy Mayor, City of Kenmore
Hon. Lisa Herbold, Councilmember, City of Seattle
Hon. Clyde Hill, Deputy Mayor, City of Seatac
Hon. Pete Holmes, City Attorney, City of Seattle
Hon. Anders Ibsen, Deputy Mayor, City of Tacoma
           Jason JohnsonInterim Director, Human Services Department, City of Seattle
Hon. Jeanne Kohl-WellesCouncilmember, King County
Hon. Peter KwonCouncilmember, City of Seatac
Hon. Kathy LambertCouncilmember, King County
Hon. Conrad LeeCouncilmember, City of Bellevue
           Mariko LockhartInterim Director, Office for Civil Rights, City of Seattle
           Leesa ManionChief of Staff, Prosecuting Attorney's Office, King County
           Andrés MantillaDirector, Department of Neighborhoods, City of Seattle
Hon. Jimmy MattaMayor, City of Burien
Hon. Joe McDermottCouncilmember, King County
Hon. Jared NieuwenhuisCouncilmember, City of Bellevue
           David Postman, Chief of Staff, Office of Governor Jay Inslee
Hon. Chris RehCouncilmember, City of Issaquah
Hon. Lee Rubstello, Councilmember, City of Woodinville
           Catherine Rudolph, Strategic Advisor, Office of Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier
Hon. Terry Ryan, Councilmember, Snohomish County
Hon. Mark SchoeslerSenate Minority Leader, State of Washington
           Harold Scoggins, Fire Chief, City of Seattle
Hon. Keith Scully, Councilmember, City of Shoreline
           Debra Smith, General Manager & CEO, Seattle City Light
Hon. Larry SpringerRepresentative - 45th Legislative District, State of Washington
           Colin Swanson, Senior Legislative Assistant, Office of US Representative Dave Reichert
           Nathan TorgelsonDirector, Department of Construction, City of Seattle
           Marcellus Turner, Executive Director & Chief Librarian, City of Seattle
Hon. Catherine UshkaCouncilmember, City of Tacoma
           Steve Walker, Director, Office of Housing, City of Seattle
Hon. Wendy Weiker, Councilmember, City of Mercer Island
           Kelly Wicker, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Governor Jay Inslee
Hon. Victoria Woodards, Mayor, City of Tacoma
           Yazmin Mehdi, Outreach Coordinator, Office of Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal
Hon. Derek YoungCouncilmember, Pierce County

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