Washington Airport Management Association 

Legislative Committee

Legislative Committee Purpose

Studies, evaluates, and summarizes proposed and existing legislation that may or does have an impact on the State’s airports.  Provides regular updates, including recommended actions, to the Board and membership.  At the request of the President, may draft legislative provisions that support the interests of the Association.  The Chairman or other designee of the President may be requested to represent the Association before a legislative body, when it is deemed necessary to contribute to legislative deliberations.  Matters of interest include legislation related to taxes (property, fuel, excise, etc.) land use, environment and other State aviation and regulatory actions.

Legislative Committee Activities

For the latest Legislative Committee tasks and updates, see the Action Items Worksheet here.

Legislative Committee Contacts

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Ben Hoppe, P.E.
JUB Engineering




Anthony Bean
Pullman-Moscow Airport


Cody Crawford
Senior Project Engineer
C&S Engineers

Gemma Gibbons
Aviation Planning
Mead & Hunt, Inc.
Rob Hodgman
Airport Director
City of Yakima
Rich Mueller, AAE
Airport Director
Port of Moses Lake

Adam Phelps
Airport Operations Manager
Spokane Airports Board

Brandon Rakes
Airport Director
City of Chehalis

Justin VanSlyke
Operations Coordinator
Pierce County Airport & Ferry Division


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