WSTA
Committees

WSTA committees are designed to provide staff from a variety of work content to learn, engage and partner with fellow colleagues around the state.

What Are Committees

WSTA committees are comprised of transit professionals from their respective areas. The committees provide opportunities for problem-solving, idea-sharing, and networking for members.

Board of Directors

Next Meeting: 1st Quarter Board Meeting and Legislative Conference

Date, Time & Location

Olympia WA
February 13 & 14th
     SMTA: 10:00am-11:45
     WSTA Board Day 1: 12:00pm - 5:00pm, 6:30pm Group Dinner
     WSTA Board Day 2: 8:00am - Noon - No Lunch Provided

Meeting Location: 
Washington Association of County Officials Building
Address: 206 10th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501 
 *There will be limited parking. We encourage hotel guests to carpool with others. 

 Board Packet - Updated 02.01.2023

WSTA has a room block at the DoubleTree by Hilton for the discounted rate of $149.00.

Double Tree by Hilton
415 Capitol Way N
Olympia, WA 98502
Hotel guests will recieve breakfast vouchers with their reservations. 

Room Block Deadline: January 13th, 2023

Registration

Now Open!


Upcoming Board Meeting

2023 2nd Quarter Board Meeting - Walla Walla, WA

 June 8 & 9

2023 3rd Quarter Board Meeting - Vancouver, WA

August 13, 2pm - 5pm
*This meeting is held during the Conference

2023 4th Quarter Board Meeting - Oak Harbor/Anacortes , WA

November 8 & 9

Previous Board Meeting Materials

Board of Directors Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton, Secretary of the Board & WSTA Executive Director

Clerks of the Authority

Next Meeting

Date & Time

May 3rd, 2023
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
Chelan, WA

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

Campbells Resort/Midtower
104 W Woodin Ave Chelan, WA 98816

WSTA has a room block for the Government Rate of $98.00/night.


To make a reservation you will need to call the reservations line: (800)-553-8225 and provide the Group Reservation Number 735874 AND Group Name WA St Transit Assn. Please reach out to staff if you need further assistance.


Room Block Closes: March 30th, 2023.

Registration

Open Now!

Registration Closes: April 11th, 2023.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

Finance Officers Leadership Committee (FOLC)

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 22, 2023
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Semiahmoo Resort 

Future Meetings in 2023:
     - June, Pullman
     - September, Spokane

Agenda

Contact WSTA staff to add agenda items.

Lodging

Anna Broadhead of WSTIP is kindly assisting with lodging needs. If you plan to arrive the night before the meeting on Tuesday, March 21st and need a room, please complete WSTIP's registration form linked below.
Please note that if you reserve a room for Tuesday, March 21st you are responsible for covering that cost.

Deadline for lodging is February 20th, 2023.

Registration

Now Open!

Registration Closes March 8th, 2022.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Human Resources

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 10, 2023 
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Leavenworth, WA

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

The room block is now closed.

Please contact WSTA staff for assistance obtaining a room.

Registration

Now Open!

Registration Closes February 17, 2023.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Information Services

Next Meeting

Date & Time

The IS Committee only meets once a year, during the Annual Conference. The IS Committee primarily communicats via Email Distribution. If you'd like to be added please contact WSTA. 

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

TBD

Registration

TBD

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

Legal Affairs Roundtable

Next Meeting

Date & Time

May 3rd - 4th 
TBD
Chelan, WA

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

Campbells Resort/Midtower
104 W Woodin Ave Chelan, WA 98816

WSTA has a room block for the Government Rate of $98.00/night.


To make a reservation you will need to call the reservations line: (800)-553-8225 and provide the Group Reservation Number 735874 AND Group Name WA St Transit Assn.

Room Block Closes: March 30th, 2023.

Please reach out to staff if you need further assistance.

Registration

Opening March 2023.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Maintenance & Facilities

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 28th. 2023
Tulalip, WA

The Maintenance Committee Meeting will take place at the Maintenance Forum.

Further information can be found on the WSTA Events Page. 

Agenda

TBD

TBD

Lodging

Lodging Deadline: February 27, 2023.

Registration

Registration Deadline: February 24, 2023.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

Marketing & Communications

Next Meeting

Date & Time

April 26th - 27th, 2023
1pm - 5pm ~ 9am - 5pm
Everett, WA

The meeting will be offsite at Community Transit Admin, "Cascade" Conference Center 
2312 W Casino Rd, Everett, WA 98204

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

Hitlon Garden Inn Seattle/North Everett
8401 Paine Field Blvd
Mukilteo, WA 98275

WSTA has a room block for the Governement Rate of $116.00/night.

Room Block Closes: April 5, 2023.

Registration

Opening February 2023.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Operations

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 8th - 9th, 2023
Olympia, WA
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The meeting will be held offsite at the Intercity Transit Administrative Building.
510 Pattison Street SE | Olympia, WA

Agenda

Please reach out to WSTA staff with Agenda topics.

Lodging

Hampton Inn & Suites
4301 Martin Way E.
Olympia, WA 98516

The room block is now full. 

If you need assistance obtaining a room please reach out to WSTA staff.

Registration

Now Open!

Registration closes February 24, 2023.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

Roadeo Steering

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 02, 2023
11am -  2pm
Sunset Cafe, Cle Elum

Future Meetings:
April 06, 2023 Virtual
May 04, 2023 Virtual
June 01, 2023 Virtual
July 06, 2023 Site Visit - Vancouver

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

None - Meets Virtually until the Site Visit

Registration

Reach out to staff to be added to the emails for the calendar invites. 

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Transit Planners

Next Meeting

Date, Time & Location

TBD

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

 

TBD

Registration

 

TBD

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Public RideShare

Next Meeting

Date, Time &  Location

March 2 - 3rd, 2023
1:00 PM -5:00 PM ~ 8:00 -11:00 AM
Bremerton, WA

The meeting will be held offsite at the Kitsap Conference Center
100 Washington Ave, Bremerton WA, 98337

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

The room block is now closed. 

Please contact WSTA staff if you need asssitance obtaining a room.

Registration

Now open!

Closes: February 17th, 2023

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

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