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.

Document Updated: October 27th, 2023

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 & Legislative Conference

Date, Time & Location

Olympia, WA
January 29th: SMTA | 10:30am - 12:00 Noon
January 29th: WSTA Board of Directors/Leg. Conference | 1:00 - 5:00pm
January 30th: Board of Directors/Leg Conference | 8:00am - 12:00pm

Board Packet - Coming Soon

Lodging

Courtyard by Marriott Olympia.
2301 Henderson Park Lane SE, Olympia, WA 98501

WSTA has a room block for the Governement per diem rate of $153/night.

Room Block Closes: January 8th, 2024.

Registration
Now Open!

Upcoming Board Meeting

2024 Upcoming Meetings:

2nd Qtr Board Meeting: June 13 ~14 - Tacoma
3rd Qtr Board Meeting: August 12 - Kennewick
4th Qtr Board Meeting: November 14 ~ 15 - Spokane

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, 2024 TBD
8:00am - 5:00 pm.

Agenda

Call for Agenda topics.

Lodging

In person, TBD

TBD

Registration

Coming Soon.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

Finance Officers Leadership Committee (FOLC)

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 19 - 20, 2024 
1:00pm - 5:00pm | 8:30am - 12 Noon 

Central Puget Sound 

Agenda

Coming Soon 

Lodging

Coming Soon

Registration

Coming Soon

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Human Resources

Next Meeting

Date & Time

November 15th ~ 16th, 2023 
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ~ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burlington, WA

Agenda

Agenda Available. 

Last Updated: Oct. 26th, 2023

Lodging

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton
1860 S. Burlington Blvd  
Burlington, WA 98233

Complimentary breakfast is provided for all hotel guests.
if you are driving in please email brandy@watransit.com to secure a voucher.

 Lodging is closed.

Registration

Registration is closed. 

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Brandy Clark - WSTA Program & Events Coordinator

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

TBD

Agenda

TBD

Lodging

TBD

Registration

TBD

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Maintenance & Facilities

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 26th, 2024
8:00am ~ 5:00pm
Kennewick, WA

*Spring Maintenance Forum | March 27-28, 2024 

Agenda

Call for Agenda Items.

Lodging

SpringHill Suites Kennewick
7048 West Grandridge Blvd. | Kennewick, WA 99336

WSTA has a room block set up at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott Kennewick/Tri-Cities and Hilton Garden Inn Kennewick. 
Attendees will be given the room block instructions with an online booking link once they register. 

Please visit our Events Page for more information about the Spring Maintenance Forum.

Registration

Maintenance and Facilities Committee Meeting (Tues., March 26, 2024)

The registration fee is $150, which includes breakfast, lunch, coffee/beverage service, committee group dinner on Tuesday, along with meeting room rental, a/v rental, tax, and meeting materials. 

Please visit our events page for more information about the Spring Maintenance Forum.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

Marketing & Communications

Next Meeting

Date & Time

April 25th - 26th, 2024
1:00pm - 5:00pm ~ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Spokane, WA


Agenda

Call for agenda topics.

Lodging

The Davenport Grand
333 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201

WSTA has obtained a Room Block for the discounted rate of $169/night.

Room block information coming soon.

Registration

Registration coming soon.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Operations

Next Meeting

Date & Time

Wed, March 6th
1pm - 4:30pm

Thurs, March 7th
8:15am - 4pm

Fri, March 8th
8:30am - 11:30am

Agenda

Please Check Back in February.

Lodging

Room Block information coming soon.

 

Registration

Coming Soon

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Melanie Espinoza - WSTA Deputy Director

Roadeo Steering

Next Meeting

Date & Time

March 13th, 2024 (Virtual)
11:00am ~ 12:00pm


Future Meetings:
April, 10th, 2024 - In person (Cle Elum) 11:00am ~ 1/1:30pm
May 1st, 2024 - Virtual
June 5th, 2024 - Virtual
July 10th - Site Visit (Kennewick)

Agenda + Minutes 

Coming Soon

Lodging

None

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

May 29th - May 30th, 2024
1pm - 5pm ~ 8am - 12pm
Bellingham, WA 

Agenda

Call for Agenda Topics.


Lodging


Room Block information coming soon.

Registration

Registration coming soon.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Justin D. Leighton - WSTA Executive Director

Public RideShare

Next Meeting

Date, Time &  Location

February 29 - March 1, 2024
8:00am ~ 3:00pm ~ 8:00am -11:00 AM
Everett, WA

The meeting will be offisite at the Community Transit Building.
2312 W Casino Rd, Everett, WA 98204

Agenda

Call for Agenda Items.

Lodging

The room block information coming soon.

Registration

Registration information coming soon.

Previous Committee Materials

Committee Staff Contact

Brandy Clark - WSTA Program & Events Coordinator

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Mailing Address: PO Box 13068, Olympia, WA 98508
Physical Address: 2629 12th Ct. SW, Olympia, WA 98513

tel. 360-786-9734

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