Contact the Commission

Mailing Address
600 Capitol Way N.
Olympia, WA 98501-1091

Phone: 360-902-2267
Fax: 360-902-2448

Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Chair
Larry Carpenter, Vice Chair


Commission Members


Bradley Smith Ph.D., Bellingham
Western WA Position, Whatcom County
Occupation: Dean Emeritus, Environmental Science, Western WA University
Current Term: 01/01/2015 – 12/31/2020

Vice Chair:

Larry Carpenter, Mount Vernon
(Western Washington position, Skagit County)
Occupation: Business owner, Master Marine Services, Inc.
Term: 12/06/2011 - 12/31/2016

Commission Members:

Jay Holzmiller, Anatone
(Eastern Washington position, Asotin County)
Occupation: Public Works
Current Term: 06/10/2013 - 12/31/2018

Jay Kehne, Omak
(At-Large position, Okanogan County)
Occupation: Conservationist
Term: 04/16/2013 - 12/31/2018

Robert "Bob" Kehoe, Seattle
(At-Large position, King County)
Occupation: Executive Director, Purse Seine Vessel Owners' Assoc.
Term: 01/01/2015 - 12/31/2020

Conrad Mahnken, Ph.D., Bainbridge Island
(At-Large position, Kitsap County)
Occupation: Retired, fisheries biologist
Current Term: 06/07/2011 - 12/31/2016

Miranda Wecker, Naselle  
(Western Washington position, Pacific County)
Occupation: Director of the Marine Program, UW Olympic Natural Resources Center
Current Term: 07/08/2013 - 12/31/2018

2 Vacant Eastern Washington positions

Commission Office Contact:

Tami Lininger, Commission Executive Assistant

PHONE: (360) 902-2267
MAIL*: Fish and Wildlife Commission
600 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501-1091
FAX (360) 902-2448

*NOTE: all mail for Commission members should be sent to the Commission Office.