Board of Directors

Treasure Mackley, President 

Political and Organizing Director for Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii

Nathan James, Vice President

Senior Vice President at GMMB

Sean P. Corry, Treasurer

President of Sprague Israel Giles Inc.

Greg Wong, Secretary

Partner at Pacifica Law Group LLP


Michael Brown

Vice President of Community Leadership at The Seattle Foundation

Bernardo Cruz

Staff attorney with the Yakima Working Families Project, Columbia Legal Services

Megan Grover Howell

Assistant General Counsel of Premera Blue Cross

Aaron Katz

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

Michael Nelson

Executive Director of the SEIU Washington State Council

Erin Okuno

Executive Director of the Southeast Seattle Education Coalition

Liz Schott

Senior Fellow with the Family Income Support Division of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Gene Tien

Director of Economics at Baker McKenzie

Tiffany Turner

Owner and Operator of Inn at Discovery Coast and Adrift Hotel

Organizational affiliations are for identification purposes only

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Join our team!

We currently have two job opportunities available to join the Budget & Policy Center’s awesome team: a policy analyst position and the Betty Jane Narver fellowship. We are also looking to bring on new members of our board of directors.

Check out Budget Beat

Learn about the pros and cons of the final supplemental state budget on our recent Budget Beat webinar, "Legislative Session 2018 Wrap-up," featuring our policy experts Kelli Smith, Andy Nicholas, and Julie Watts.

Our policy priorities

Washington state should be a place where all our residents have strong communities, great schools, and the chance for a bright future. Our 2017-2019 Legislative Agenda outlines the priorities we are working to advance to build a better Washington.

Testimonies in Olympia

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We're in Olympia throughout the 2018 legislative session to testify in support of bills that advance our legislative priorities. Watch our testimonies on TVW:

Our Seattle Policy Summit

You can watch our Budget Matters 2017 Seattle Policy Summit, which took place on December 6, online. The first part of the day (watch herefeatured Washington State Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib and Race Forward President Glenn Harris. The second part of the day (watch here) featured Budget & Policy Center Senior Policy Analyst Jennifer Tran, and a panel of local leaders moderated by Michael Brown of the Seattle Foundation.