Framework for the Future

Futurewise works throughout Washington state to encourage healthy, equitable and opportunity-rich communities, and to protect our most valuable farmlands, forests and water resources through wise land use policies and practices.

  1. Concentrate Growth in Existing Cities
  2. Create Great Cities with Access to Housing, Transit, Jobs and Basic Services
  3. Make it Easier for People To Get To Where They Need To Go
  4. Ensure Clean Healthy Water and Protect Critical Fish and Wildlife Habitat
  5. Protect Working Farms and Forests
  6. Encourage Economic Development

Our Staff

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Alex Brennan

Executive Director


Tim Trohimovich

Director of Planning and Law

phone 206-343-0681 x102

Tracey Youngerman


phone 206-343-0681 x105
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Kate Brunette

Development Director

phone 206-343-0681 x110
Alison Cable

Alison Cable

Tri-Cities Program Manager

phone 206-343-0681 x106
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Kitty Klitzke

Spokane Program Director

phone 206-343-0681 x113
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Tiernan Martin

Livable Communities Program Manager

phone 206-343-0681 x107
Cameron Steinback

Cameron Steinback

Livable Communities Coordinator

phone 206 343-0681 x108
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Jamie Ptacek

Lead Organizer, WA Can't Wait Campaign

phone (570) 490-8933

Our Board Members

Jennifer Price


Amalia Leighton

Vice President

Maricela Sanchez


John Spencer


Ace Houston

Mauricio Ayon

Kerry Brooks

Angela Compton

External Affairs Committee Chair

Holly Gadbaw, AICP

Legislative Committee Chair

Katherine George

Joshua Park

Sarah E. Myhre, Ph.D.

Racial Equity Committee Chair

Ryan W. Ridings

Legal Committee Chair

Erin Tam

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