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Condon transition team lists subcommittee members

The following is the full list of Mayor-elect David Condon’s transition team, which was announced late Thursday night.

Theresa Sanders, who served as the city’s economic development director from 2007 until 2009, is his transition director. Ezra Eckhardt, president and chief operating officer of Sterling Savings Bank, and Katy Bruya, senior vice president of human resources at Washington Trust Bank, are the transition co-leaders.

The first name in each subcommittee is designated as a captain.

Public Safety

Nancy Isserlis, attorney, former chairwoman of Spokane’s Ethics Commission

Acting Assistant Police Chief Scott Stephens

Fire Chief Bobby Williams

Human Resources Director Heather Lowe

Spokane City Councilman-elect Mike Fagan

Former Spokane Police Chief Roger Bragdon

Former U.S. Attorney Jim McDevitt

Tony Hazel, Spokane County deputy prosecutor

Tobby Hatley, consultant, former KHQ reporter

Cliff Walter, former Spokane Police Guild president

Mick McDowell, developer, former firefighter

Alexandra Stoddard, Nevada-Lidgerwood Neighborhood Council chairwoman

Pat DeVries, owner of DeVries Information Management and past president of Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest

Lisa Rosier, chairwoman of the city’s Human Rights Commission

Tim Connor, Center for Justice communications director

Budget Reform

Brian Benzel, former Spokane Public Schools superintendent, Whitworth University’s vice president for finance and administration

Spokane Chief Financial Officer Gavin Cooley

City Councilwoman Nancy McLaughlin

City Councilwoman Amber Waldref

Chris Cargill, Eastern Washington director of the Washington Policy Center, a conservative think tank

Jason Thackston, vice president of finance for Avista Corp.

Kate McCaslin, former Spokane County commissioner, president of the Inland Pacific Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors

Kim Zentz, director of Innovate Washington

Bob Cole, corporate controller of the KXLY Broadcasting Group

Stanley Schwartz, attorney, former assistant city attorney

Heidi Stanley, chairwoman, Empire Bolt and Screw, and former Sterling Savings Bank chairwoman

Mary Ann McCurdy, former executive director of Interplayers


Latisha Hill, Avista’s regional business manager and former state transportation commissioner

City Engineer Mike Taylor

Park Director Leroy Eadie

City Councilman-elect Steve Salvatori

Likely City Councilman-elect Mike Allen (ballots will be recounted next week)

Joel White, executive officer of Spokane Home Builders

Susan Ashe, Spokane’s former director of legislative and public affairs, acting director of the Health Sciences & Services Authority

Dave Clack, former chairman of Old National Bank, former Avista board member, Spokane Airport Board chairman

Susan Meyer, chief executive officer of Spokane Transit Authority

Mike George, president of the Spokane branch of Food Services of America

Dallas Hawkins, chairman of the Citizens Streets Advisory Commission

Mark Aden, Downtown Spokane Partnership’s board chairman, managing principal of DCI Engineers’ Spokane office

Mike Petersen, executive director, Lands Council

Frank Tombari, Spokane Youth Sports Association past president, Banner Bank senior vice president

Marty Dickinson, former director of the Downtown Spokane Partnership

Kris Mikkelsen, chief executive officer of Inland Power & Light Co.

Roger Flint, former public works director who leads C2HM Hill’s Spokane office

Jobs and Economic Opportunity

Mike Senske, chief executive officer of Pearson Packaging

Mike Edwards, economic development consultant at City Hall, former president of Downtown Spokane Partnership

Spokane Internal Auditor Rick Romero

City Council President-elect Ben Stuckart

Joel Crosby, former Spokane city councilman, real estate agent

Mike Tedesco, president of Downtown Spokane Partnership

Bill Savitz, Garco Construction’s director of business development

Jim Hanley, owner of ACME TV, Home and Office

Cheryl Kilday, president and CEO of the Spokane Regional Convention and Visitors Bureau

Ty Barbery, Edward Jones financial adviser in Airway Heights

Tom Simpson, founder of Northwest Venture Associates and co-founder of GreenCupboards

Ellie Aaro, co-owner of Beacon Hill Catering and Events

Jim DeWalt, CEO and president of Associated Industries

Jim Quigley, real estate agent at Kiemle and Hagood

Kim Pearman-Gilman, business development director of McKinstry’s Spokane office

Jerry Dicker, owner of Hotel Ruby and president and chairman GVD Commercial

Quality of Life and Social Services

Arlene Patton, former director of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department’s Eastern Washington office

Neighborhood Services Director Jonathan Mallahan

Youth Director Joanne Benham

City Councilman Jon Snyder

Jean Farmer, director of the Northeast Community Center

Victor Frazier, president of the West Central Community Center board

Julie Honekamp, chief executive officer of SNAP

Andy Dunau, Spokane River Forum executive director

Sheila Geraghty, business administrator for the Salvation Army

Judith Gilmore, chairwoman of Spokane’s Community Development Board

Antony Chiang, president of Empire Health Foundation

Lee Taylor, director of Project Access

Arne Weinman, retired Air Force colonel

Rob Crow, former Spokane city councilman, vice president of Lloyd Industries

Michael Cannon, vice chairman of Spokane’s Community Development Board

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