Katrina Asay, Chair, Milton

Commissioner Asay was appointed to the Public Disclosure Commission by Governor Jay Inslee on February 3, 2014.

Since 1995, Commissioner Asay has been self-employed as a real estate broker. An appointment to the Milton City Council in 1996 kicked off a 17-year career of representing her community - she served 8 years on the city council, 7 years as the mayor of Milton, and 2 years as a State Representative for the 30th Legislative District.

She currently volunteers as a board member for the Multi Service Center, which provides a variety of services to support individuals and families transitioning from crisis and poverty to greater self-sufficienty in Pierce and King Counties. Additionally, Commissioner Asay serves as president of the Milton Police Foundation.

Commissioner Asay and her husband, Neil, currently reside in Milton and have three grown children.

TERM SUMMARY

APPOINTMENT: February 3, 2014
SENATE CONFIRMATION: April 8, 2015
TERM ENDS: December 31, 2017


Anne Levinson, Vice-Chair, Seattle

Commissioner Levinson was appointed to the Public Disclosure Commission by Governor Jay Inslee on December 2, 2014.

Commissioner Levinson has served as a judge, as the Chair of the state's Utilities & Transportation Commission, and in several roles for the City of Seattle, including Legal Counsel, Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Mayor Norm Rice.  Since retiring from the bench, she has consulted for governments and courts, including serving as Special Counsel to a DSHS Select Committee addressing foster care youth with complex needs, on a MacArthur Foundation National Research Network, and as an advisor to the City of Seattle providing review and oversight of administrative police misconduct investigations.

Commissioner Levinson has served on the boards of directors and advisory boards for many charitable organizations, including the founding boards for the Seattle Girls' School, the Privacy Fund and the Center for Children & Youth Justice.  She has chaired or been an advisor to many local and state ballot measure campaigns.  She is the recipient of civic awards from the Urban League, Lambda Legal, Washington Women Lawyers, CityClub, the Northwest Asian Weekly, QLaw, and the Greater Seattle Business Association.  She resides in Seattle.

TERM SUMMARY

APPOINTMENT: January 1, 2015
SENATE CONFIRMATION: Pending
TERM ENDS: December 31, 2019

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Amit Ranade, Member, Seattle

Commissioner Ranade was appointed to the Public Disclosure Commission by Governor Christine Gregoire on December 1, 2011.

Amit Ranade is a litigation partner in the law firm of Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S. in Seattle, where his practice focuses on commercial, banking, and real estate disputes as well as bankruptcy. Commissioner Ranade is an adjunct faculty member of the University of Washington School of Law, and a former member of the Seattle Ethics & Elections Commission. He also serves on a variety of committees and task forces for the Washington State Bar Association. Commissioner Ranade previously served as Chair of the Seattle Parks & Recreation Commission and as a student member of the University of Washington Board of Regents while in law school.

Commissioner Ranade earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Washington in 1998 and his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law in 2003. Mr. Ranade lives in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood with his wife, Jennifer.  They happily welcomed their first child, born in 2013.

TERM SUMMARY

APPOINTMENT: December 1, 2011
SENATE CONFIRMATION: February 8, 2012
TERM ENDS: December 31, 2015 


Grant Degginger, Chair, Bellevue

Commissioner Degginger was appointed to the Public Disclosure Commission by Governor Christine Gregoire on July 2, 2012.

An attorney, Mr. Degginger is chair of the Construction and Environmental Practice Group at Lane Powell PC. His law practice focuses on environmental, construction, and commercial disputes.

His public service includes three terms as a Bellevue City Council member (1999-2011) and two terms as Mayor (2006-10). Mr. Degginger has volunteered on numerous committees and boards addressing water supply and transportation issues, including the Cascade Water Alliance, the I-405 Executive Committee, and the King County Metro Regional Transit Task Force. Before being elected to the city council, he served seven years as a member of the Bellevue Planning Commission.

Commissioner Degginger and his wife, Kathy, live in Bellevue.

TERM SUMMARY

APPOINTMENT: July 2, 2012
SENATE CONFIRMATION: Pending
TERM ENDS: December 31, 2016


John Bridges, Member, Wenatchee

Commissioner Bridges was appointed to the Public Disclosure Commission by Governor Jay Inslee on December 2, 2014.

Commissioner Bridges retired from the judiciary in 2013 after serving 24 years on the Chelan County Superior Court bench. He received numerous awards while in office, including the Washington State Bar Association’s Family Law Judge of the Year and the Washington State Trial Lawyers Association’s 2007 Judge of the Year honors.  In 2005, the Washington Judges Foundation recognized him for his service in public legal education.

He currently volunteers for the Wenatchee Performing Arts Center. Many other civic and philanthropic organizations in his hometown of Wenatchee have benefitted from his community service, including the Sunnyslope PTA, United Cerebral Palsy, and the Lantham Scholarship Committee. He also served as a board member of the Wenatchee Sportmans Association.

Commissioner Bridges holds a B.A. from Seattle Pacific University and a J.D. from Gonzaga University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1972. Commissioner Bridges and his wife, Susan, live in Wenatchee.

TERM SUMMARY

APPOINTMENT: December 2, 2014
SENATE CONFIRMATION: April 8, 2015
TERM ENDS: December 31, 2018