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WDA Board

2019 – 20 Board Officers

President: Christopher Swaby, Swaby Law Firm, Division I (Position II)

President Elect: Heather Carroll, Indigent Defense Coordinator, Clark County, Division II (Position I)

Vice President East:  Paul Kelley, Yakima County Department of Assigned Counsel

Vice President West: Harry Gasnick, Clallam Public Defender Association

Secretary: Rachel Cortez, The Law office of Rachel Cortez, Division III (Position II)

Treasurer: Karen Denise Wilson, KD Wilson Law, Division I (Position I)

Office Member Representatives

Starck Follis, Whatcom County Public Defender

Matthew Harget, Spokane County Public Defender

Brett Hill, Grant County Department of Public Defense

Anita Khandelwal, King County Department of Public Defense

Michael Kawamura, Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel

Greg Link, Washington Appellate Project

Jennifer McIntyre, Snohomish County Public Defender Association

Patrick O’Connor, Thurston County Public Defender

Thad Scudder, Cowlitz County Office of Public Defense

Jennifer Serafin, Mason County Public Defenders

Keith Tyne, Skagit County Public Defender

Individual Member Representatives

Andrea Burkhart, Division III (Position I)

Diane Whaley, Division II (Position II)