Steering Committee


The Collaborative has designated senior staff members of participating organizations serve as a Steering Committee, dedicated to advancing regional climate adaptation and preparedness in Puget Sound.


Phillip North, Tulalip Tribes

Lara Whitely Binder, King County


Jason Biermann, Snohomish County

Ryan Dicks, Pierce County

Lisa Dulude, Snohomish County

Joseph Gellings, Port of Seattle

Ann Grodnik-Nagle, City of Seattle

Aaron Jones, Tulalip Tribes

Kristin Lynett, City of Tacoma

Kelly McGourty, Puget Sound Regional Council

Alisha Pena, Northwest Seaport Alliance  

Crystal Raymond, University of Washington Climate Impacts Group

Amy Shatzkin, Sound Transit

Dieter Siperko, Sound Transit

Tracy Stanton, Emerald Alliance for People, Nature and Community

Jamie Stroble, King County

Jeanne Walter, City of Tacoma

Dave Ward, Kitsap County