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Employee Benefit Trust

Employee Benefits Advisory Committee (EBAC)

Committee members are involved in the administration of their city’s employee benefit programs, and are directly involved in reviewing and recommending improvements and changes to the Trust programs. Find your EBAC district.

Chair – At-large Eastern position 3
Terry Walsh
Executive Director of Employee &
Community Relations, Kennewick
terry.walsh@ci.kennewick.wa.us

Vice Chair – District 13
Angie Chaufty
Administrative Services Manager, Burien
angiec@burienwa.gov

District 1
Holly Pannell
City Clerk/Human Resources Manager, Colville
hpannell@colville.wa.us

District 2
Karen Sires
Human Resource Manager, Pullman
karen.sires@pullman-wa.gov

District 3
Dale Cantrell
Information Systems Director, Wenatchee
dcantrell@wenatcheewa.gov

District 4
Debbie Zabell, CMC
Deputy Finance Director/City Clerk, Toppenish
dzabell@cityoftoppenish.us

District 5
Jennifer Gorsuch
Administrative Services Director, Camas
jgorsuch@cityofcamas.us

District 6
Stefanie Cormany
Human Resources Manager, Fife
smccauley@cityoffife.org

District 7
Paula Itaoka
HR Director, Shoreline
pitaoka@shorelinewa.gov

District 8
Steve Edin
Management Services Director, Mukilteo
sedin@mukilteowa.gov

District 12
Dee Roberts
City Clerk/Treasurer, South Bend
Dee.roberts@southbend-wa.gov

District 14
Emily Schuh
Administrative Services Director, Anacortes
emilys@cityofanacortes.org

At-large statewide position 1
Jeanette Cefalo
Human Resources Director, Washougal
jeanette.cefalo@cityofwashougal.us

At-large statewide position 2
RJ Stevenson

Finance Director, Liberty Lake
rstevenson@libertylakewa.gov

At-large Western position 4
Jenna Richardson
Human Resources Manager, Bonney Lake
richardsonj@ci.bonney-lake.wa.us

 

Elections & nominations

EBAC includes 15 members, one from each AWC Board District, 1–8, 12–14, two at large statewide positions, one western position and one eastern position. Trust member cities serve on the committee.

Committee members are nominated and elected by mayors and serve 3-year terms. Nominations & elections occur annually starting in May. Terms begin July 1.

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