WSIA is represented in Olympia by two government affairs experts.
WSIA Executive Director Kris Tefft, a former government affairs director
for the Association of Washington Business, represents WSIA and its
members in the Legislature, at policy discussions and in regulatory
meetings. As WSIA's General Counsel, Kris also directs the association's advocacy efforts before the legal system.
Christine Brewer brings her previous experience as director of government affairs for two of the state's largest agencies (the Department of Social and Health Services and the Department of Labor & Industries) and a lobbyist for the Association of General Contractors of Washington to work for WSIA.