The Trade Development Alliance is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of representatives from partner organizations, business, and education.

2014 Executive Committee

Chair: Mr. Joshua Gaul (Partner, K&L Gates)

Vice Chair: Mr. Bill McSherry (Director of State and Local Operations, Boeing)

Secretary: Clare Petrich (Comissioner, Port of Tacoma)

Treasurer: The Honorable Stephanie Wright (Council Member, Snohomish County)

Previous Chair: Mr. William Glassford (Relationship Manager, The Commerce Bank)

2014 Board of Directors

The Honorable Tom Albro, Seattle Port Commission President - Port of Seattle
Mr. Randy Aliment, Attorney - Williams Kastner
Mr. David Allen, Executive Vice President - McKinstry
Mr. Bob Anderson, Senior Trade Advisor - Snohomish County Government
Ms. Sally Bagshaw, Councilmember - Seattle City Council
Dr. Jack Bermingham, President - Highline Community College
Dr. David Beyer, President - Everett Community College
Ms. Stephanie Bowman, Commissioner - Port of Seattle
Mr. Thomas Boydell, Economic Development Program Manager - City of Bellevue
Mr. Larry Brown, Legislative Director - International Association of Machinists
Mr. Mark Calhoon, Senior Managing Director - Int'l Trade Program - Washington State Department of Commerce
The Honorable John Chelminiak, Council Member - City of Bellevue, City Council Office
Mr. Dennis Clark, General Manager - Fairmont Olympic Hotel
Mr. Kevin Clegg, Business Development Specialist - Pierce County Executive, Economic Dev. Div.
The Honorable John Creighton, Commissioner - Port of Seattle
Mr. Gregory Dalzell, Senior Vice President, Corporate Foreign Exchange - Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Ms. Maud Daudon, President - Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Dan Dixon, Vice President External Affairs - Swedish Medical Center
Mr. Bob Drewel, Executive Director - Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC)
Ms. Denise Dyer, Manager, Economic Dev. Division - Pierce County Government
Ms. Kristi England, Seattle Director - APCO Worldwide, Inc.
Ms. Marcia Garrett, Director of Regional Relations - Washington State University
The Honorable Jean Godden, Councilmember - Seattle City Council
Mr. Thomas Hartley, Senior Vice President - Regal Financial Bank
The Honorable Conrad Lee, Mayor - City of Bellevue
The Honorable Pat McCarthy, County Executive - Pierce County Government
Mr. Ryan McFarland, External Affairs Policy Analyst - Port of Seattle
Mayor Mike McGinn, Former Mayor - City of Seattle, Office of the Mayor
Ms. Lanie McMullin, Executive Director, Economic Development - City of Everett
Mr. Bill McSherry, Director, State & Local Government Operations - The Boeing Company
Mr. Fraser Mendel, Partner - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Mr. John Mohr, Executive Director - Port of Everett
Mr. J. Shan Mullin, Partner - Perkins Coie LLP
Dr. Mike Peters, International Programs Director - City of Seattle (Office of Intergovermental Relations)
Mr. Joe Ritzman, Vice President, Business Development - SSA Marine
Mr. Tom Robertson, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel - Microsoft Corporation
Mr. Stanley Savage, Chairman, President, & CEO - Commerce Bank
Mayor Raymond Stephanson, Mayor - City of Everett
Mr. David Tang, Managing Partner, Asia - K&L Gates
Mr. Thomas Taylor, Senior Vice President, International Division - U.S. Bank
Mr. Herald Ugles, Washington Area Arbitrator - Alaska & WA Area Arbitrator
Mr. Herman Uscategui, Director, International Business Development - Starbucks Coffee Company
Mr. Rogers Weed, Director - Laird Norton Company
Mr. John Wolfe, Chief Executive Officer - Port of Tacoma
The Honorable Stephanie Wright, Councilmember - Snohomish County
Mr. Georges Yates, International Practice Chair/Partner - Perkins Coie LLP
Mr. Tay Yoshitani, Chief Executive Officer - Port of Seattle
Ms. Tong Zhu, Chief Commercial Officer - Port of Tacoma