Government Affairs

The Government Affairs Committee works to expand the Association’s sphere of influence in local, regional, state, and national public policy areas. It focuses on issues affecting communities throughout the Association’s jurisdiction.

Interested to join or learn more? Contact Madeline Van Ert at

Committee Members

Staff Liaison Government Affairs
Chair Brandy Grell
Vice Chair Alexander Gleeson
Member Tracy Baglio
Member LeRoy Bendickson
Member Bob Clark
Member Teresa Cleveland
Member James Cormier
Member Jeffery Dotseth
Member Patti Jo Fitzpatrick
Member Justin Fox
Member Man Huynh
Member Ken Johnson
Member Melissa Johnson
Member Mary Knudsen
Member Gerald Koch
Member Dennis Mathis
Member Evelyn Naugle
Member Deborah Newell
Member Barbara Peterson
Member James Reiter
Member Patrick Ruble
Member Cynthia Segna
Member Thomas Simonsen
Member Brice Staeheli
Member Richelle Taylor
Member Brian Thistle
Member Warren Wessel
Member Amy Barrett
Member Michael Hunstad
Member Roxann Knight
Member Paul Sigurdson
Member John Tschida
Member Kathleen Zopfi

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