Conference Committee

Members

  • Jeff Gadman, President, Thurston County, Treasurer
  • Stacie Prada, Immediate Past-President, Jefferson County, Treasurer
  • Kathryn Burke, Ferry County Prosecuting Attorney/Coroner
  • Marianne Nichols, Pend Oreille County Auditor

The Conference Committee shall be composed of the current and immediate-past WACO president and two additional WACO members. Vendors and speakers wanting to attend or participate in conferences should contact WACO at memberservices@countyofficials.org.

Responsibilities

In addition to providing general feedback and other duties tasked by the President or Board of Trustees, the Conference Committee is charged with the following duties:

  • Planning, in consultation with WACO staff, non-educational events including entertainment, recognition events, and evening meals.
  • Providing advice and guidance to WACO staff on the WACO annual conference, with the exception of the education break-out sessions and keynote speakers, which will be identified by the Education Committee.