The Pierce County Council authorized an Advisory Committee made up of 15 members to make recommendations on various budget and policy issues and project priorities. They meet approximately once a month for briefings, discussions, and crafting recommendations for the Flood Control Zone District. They follow these guidelines and this 2021 Work Plan.
All meetings take place at Pierce County Planning & Public Works, 2nd Floor Conference Room 2702 South 42nd Street, Tacoma, WA, from 9:00 a.m. - noon. During the emergency order related to COVID, meetings are being held virtually via ZOOM. See meeting agendas for call-in instructions.
Mike Dahlem, Public Works Director, City of Sumner, Chair;
Spencer Abersold, Councilmember, City of Gig Harbor, WRIA 15, Vice Chair;
Chris Beale, Councilmember, City of Tacoma;
Bruce Dammeier, Executive, Pierce County;
Paul Green, Business Representative;
Deanna Keller, Kommissioner, Port of Tacoma;
Ellen Knowlen, WRIA 12;
David Lewis, WRIA 10;
Todd McKellips, Unincoporated Pierce County;
John Palmer, Deputy Mayor, City of Puyallup;
Greg Reed, Public Works Director, City of Orting, and
Lew Wolfrom, Deputy Mayor, City of Fife.
Alternates: Chris Cooley for Pierce County Executive; Jason Jordan, Port of Tacoma; Hans Hunger, City of Puyallup; Char Naylor, Puyallup Tribe of Indians; Jeni Woock, Councilmember City of Gig Harbor, WRIA 15; Tara Doyle, Business representative, and Patty Denny, Unincorporated Pierce County.
Members are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. They represent various cities, unincorporated Pierce County, Water Resource Inventory Areas, businesses, the Port of Tacoma, and Agriculture and/or Forestry Interest Organizations or the Puyallup Tribe of Indians. See 2019 appointments.
For more information, contact Kjristine Lund, liaison to Advisory Committee and Board of Supervisors, at 206-612-8138.