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 (he/him)

Executive Director

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Kate Brunette (she/her)

Director of External Affairs

phone 206-343-0681 x110

Jennifer DeCastro


Nicole Harris

Nicole Harris

Water, Fish, and Wildlife Program Coordinator

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Tiernan Martin (he/him)

Livable Communities Program Manager

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Brady Nordstrom

Eastside Program Coordinator

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Isaac Organista (he/him)

Communications Manager

Michelle Pappas

Michelle Pappas

Spokane Program Manager

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Susannah Spock

Water, Fish, and Wildlife Program Manager


Tim Trohimovich (he/him)

Director of Planning and Law

phone 206-343-0681 x102

Our Board Members

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Amalia Leighton (King County)


Maricela Sanchez

Maricela Sanchez (Benton County)

Vice President

John Spencer

John Spencer (Snohomish County)


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Ryan Ridings (King County)

Secretary, Legal Committee Chair

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Andrew Houston (King County)

Legislative Committee Chair

Sarah Myhre

Sarah Myhre (King County)

Racial Equity Committee Chair

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Ginger Wireman (Benton County)

External Affairs Committee Chair

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Angela Compton (Pierce County)

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Ron Davis (King County)

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Janae Huber (Thurston County)

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William Marchand (Grant County)

Ian Munce

Ian Munce (Skagit County)

Andrea Petzel

Andrea Petzel (King County)

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Jennifer Price (King County)

Mark Wainwright

Mark Wainwright (King County)

Rian Watt

Rian Watt (King County)