Board of Directors

Rachel Berkson, President

Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Washington

Tiffany Turner, Vice President

Owner and operator of Inn at Discovery Coast and Adrift Hotel

Michael Brown, Secretary

Vice-President of Community Leadership at The Seattle Foundation

Hugh Spitzer, Treasurer

Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Washington


Janeen Comenote

Executive Director of the National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC)

Sean P. Corry

President of Sprague Israel Giles, Inc.

Greg Devereux

Executive Director of the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFSCME Council 28, and International Vice President of AFSCME

Jon Gould

Deputy Director of the Children's Alliance

Nathan James

Vice President at GMMB

Aaron Katz

Principal lecturer of Health Services and Global Health, University of Washington School of Public Health

Treasure Mackley

Political and Organizing Director for Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest in Washington, Alaska and Idaho

Michael Nelson

Executive Director of the SEIU Washington State Council

Liz Schott

Senior Fellow with the Family Income Support Division of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, D.C.

Rich Stolz

Executive Director of OneAmerica

Mark Usdane

Advocacy Representative for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Greg Wong

Attorney at Pacific Law Group LLP

Organizational affiliations are for identification purposes only.
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Budget Matters 2014

We are excited to announce this year’s Budget Matters 2014 Conference Program! We look forward to seeing you at the Washington State Convention Center on December 12, 2014.  See our detailed program with confirmed speakers here.

Legislative Testimony

Senior Budget Analyst Kim Justice recently testified before Senate Ways and Means against a bill that would fund education at the expense of other budget investments. Watch it here. 

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Budget Matters 2013

More than 300 people -- advocates, students, lawmakers, and policy experts joined us for our second annual policy conference. We heard from Heather McGhee, Jared Bernstein, and Governor Inslee.

Click here for video clips, photos, and PowerPoint presentations from the break-out sessions.

Our new video has highlights from the day. 

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