Board of Trustees


The WACO Board of Trustees consists of 19 positions: the President, Vice-President, 2nd Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, the 2 most recent Past-Presidents, 1 member chosen by their respective affiliate (known as a trustee), and 6 positions as trustees-at-large based on their county category.

  1. Population over 1 million - Counties: King
  2. Population 400,001 - 1 million - Counties: Clark, Pierce, Snohomish, Spokane
  3. Population 100,001 - 400,000 - Counties: Benton, Cowlitz, Kitsap, Skagit, Thurston, Yakima, Whatcom
  4. Population 50,001 - 100,000 - Counties: Chelan, Clallam, Franklin, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, Lewis, Mason, Walla Walla
  5. Population 20,000 - 50,000 - Counties: Adams, Asotin, Douglas, Jefferson, Kittitas, Klickitat, Okanogan, Pacific, Stevens, Whitman
  6. Population Under 20,000 - Counties: Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, San Juan, Skamania, Wahkiakum

2018 Board of Trustees

2018 Board of Trustees
  • Ilene Thomson, President
    Yakima County, Treasurer
    Term Expires: October 2018
  •  Dianne Dorey, Vice-President
    Lewis County, Assessor
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Jerry Pettit, 2nd Vice-President
    Kittitas County, Auditor
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Greg Zempel, Secretary/Treasurer
    Kittitas County, Prosecutor
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Tammie Ownbey, Immediate Past-President
    Pend Oreille County, Clerk
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Tim Davidson, Past-President
    Cowlitz County, Coroner
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Mike Lonergan, Assessors Trustee
    Pierce County, Assessor
  • Debbie Adelstein, Auditors Trustee
    Whatcom County, Auditor
  • Peggy Semprimoznik, Clerks Trustee
    Lincoln County, Clerk
  • Warren McLeod, Coroners Trustee
    Lewis County, Coroner
  • Adam Kick, Prosecutors Trustee 
    Skamania County, Prosecuting Attorney
  • Rob Snaza, Sheriffs Trustee
    Lewis County, Sheriff
  • Josie Koelzer, Treasurers Trustee
    Franklin County, Treasurer
  • Barb Miner, Trustee at Large Position 1
    King County, Clerk
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Linda Hjelle, Trustee at Large Position 2
    Snohomish County, Assessor
    Term Expires: October 2019
  • Dave Cook, Trustee at Large Position 3
    Yakima County, Assessor
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Lisa Frazier, Trustee at Large Position 4
    Mason County, Treasurer
    Term Expires: October 2019
  • Thad Duvall, Trustee at Large Position 5
    Douglas County, Auditor
    Term Expires: October 2018
  • Milene Henley, Trustee at Large Position 6
    San Juan County, Auditor
    Term Expires: October 2019