Advocacy


About AWC’s advocacy work

AWC’s Government Relations Department in Olympia engages state elected officials and decision-makers to ensure there is a common understanding that the state is only as strong as its cities and towns.

Legislative Priorities and Federal Legislative Priorities Committees

AWC’s two legislative priorities committees identify and recommend city legislative priorities to the AWC Board of Directors for adoption.

AWC Legislative Priorities Committee roster

AWC Federal Legislative Priorities Committee roster

Statement of Policy

AWC’s Statement of Policy, approved by the AWC membership, outlines positions AWC holds on fundamental municipal issues and serves as the framework for developing AWC’s legislative priorities and positions.

 


Government Relations

Candice Bock, Director

Logan Bahr
Government Relations Advocate
Issue areas – Cannabis, human resources & labor relations, open government, pensions, public safety & criminal justice

Victoria Lincoln
Government Relations Advocate
Issue areas – Budget & finance, energy, general government, telecommunications

Carl Schroeder
Government Relations Advocate
Issue areas – Environment & natural resources, homelessness & human services, land use & planning

Jane Wall
Government Relations Advocate
Issue areas – Economic development, public works, transportation

Brandon Anderson
Government Relations Analyst
Issue areas – Economic development, energy, homelessness & human services, human resources & labor relations, open government

Shannon McClelland
Government Relations Analyst
Issue areas – Cannabis, environment & natural resources, land use & planning, public safety & criminal justice, transportation

Andrew Pittelkau
Government Relations Analyst
Issues areas – Budget & finance, general government, pensions, public works, telecommunications

Regina Adams
Government Relations Coordinator
Issue area – Federal

 


Legal

Sheila Gall, General Counsel

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