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

Chair:


Robert Peterson, C.M.
Yakima Air Terminal
Airport Manager
board3@wama.us


Vice-Chair:


Chris Paolini, C.M.
Airport Manager
Southwest Washington Regional Airport
cpaolini@kelso.gov


Technical Advisor:


Rob Hodgman
Senior Planner
WSDOT
board3@wama.us


Committee Members:


Ryan Sheehan,
Spokane International Airport & Felts Field
email



Dan Gase
Port of Port Angeles
dang@portofpa.com




Ryan Zulaf
Snohomish County Airport/Paine Field
ryan.zulauf@snoco.org




Anthony Bean,
Pullman-Moscow Airport
tony.bean@pullman-wa.gov





 Ralph Wessels
Century West Engineering
rwessels@CenturyWest.com



Ben Hoppe
JUB Engineering
bhoppe@jub.com



Susie Tracy, WAMA Lobbyist

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