Citizen Members

Michael Shiosaki

Michael Shiosaki

 Seattle

Term runs until December 31, 2026

Michael Shiosaki was appointed to the board in May 2016 and became chair in January 2024. He is the director of the Bellevue Parks and Community Services Department. Previously, Mr. Shiosaki led the Planning and Development Division of the Seattle Parks and Recreation Department, served as the Sammamish deputy parks director and a park planner and manager for Bellevue. Mr. Shiosaki grew up in Spokane and moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington. He has lived there since. He is a member of the Washington Recreation and Park Association and the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is a former trustee with the Wing Luke Asian Museum in Seattle and served as a board member of the Capitol Hill Housing Foundation, Arboretum Foundation, Seattle Board of Park Commissioners, and the Pride Foundation. Mr. Shiosaki earned a bachelor of arts degree in landscape architecture from the University of Washington and is a licensed landscape architect. He is also an avid gardener, skier, hiker, and mountain climber.

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Bob Bugert

 Leavenworth

Term runs until December 31, 2026

Robert "Bob" Bugert was appointed to the board in January 2024. Mr. Bugert is a former Chelan County commissioner. Previously, he was the executive director of the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, a policy advisor for the Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office and spent eight years serving on the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board. In his free time, Mr. Bugert enjoys biking, hiking, kayaking, reading, and spending time with his family.

Shiloh Burgess

 Wenatchee

Term runs until December 31, 2025

Shiloh Burgess was appointed to the board in January 2020. Ms. Burgess is the manager of government affairs for the Douglas County Public Utility District and was previously the executive director for the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce. She served on the 2014 Governor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation and was staff to former Senator Linda Evans Parlette. She also has volunteered for twelve years with the Mount Adams Leadership Camp and serves as co-chair of Washington Tourism Alliance.

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Kitty Craig

 Seattle

Term runs until December 31, 2025

Kitty Craig was appointed to the board in May 2023. She is a lifelong Washington resident, who grew up enjoying and exploring the outdoors. Mrs. Craig has had a twenty-year career in the nonprofit sector, working to protect and conserve public lands and ensure everyone can enjoy meaningful outdoor experiences from urban parks and playgrounds to the wilderness. She has worked at The Wilderness Society, engaging in advocacy efforts largely focused on public lands policy, protecting special places like the Teanaway Community Forest and Methow Valley, and supporting equitable implementation of critical programs like the federal Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program, state No Child Left Inside grant program, and King County’s Land Conservation Initiative. She also led The Trust for Public Land’s Conservation Vision program in Washington, advancing community-led conservation through local visioning and action plans that balanced a variety of interests in places like the Wenatchee Valley and the San Juan Islands. Mrs. Craig has a bachelor’s degree from Whitman College and a master’s of community and regional planning degree from the University of Oregon. She is an avid gardener and enjoys sailing, skiing, running, and cheering her kids on the track, field, and court.

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Trang Lam

 Washougal

Term runs until December 31, 2025

Trang Lam was appointed to the board in January 2023. Ms. Lam is the director of the Camas Parks and Recreation Department. She began her career in the private sector at her family's food manufacturing business, which she later ran. In 2006, she entered public service by working for the Portland Development Commission, where she held many positions, mostly focusing on neighborhood redevelopment, engaging historically underserved populations and businesses owned by people of color, and managing high-profile real estate transactions, economic development initiatives, and public-private partnership programs. In 2016, Lam went to work for the City of Portland, where she served as both the property and business development manager and then the Parks and Recreation Bureau deputy director. In 2019, she moved to the University of Portland as associate vice president for land use and planning before becoming the Camas parks director in 2021. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Portland State University. In her spare time, you will find her exploring great trails, connecting to nature in her kayak, and sharing meals with family and friends.

Agency Members

Peter Herzog

Designee

Washington State Parks

Peter Herzog is the designee for the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. Mr. Herzog‘s early career included jobs as a ski patroller, park aide, interpretive assistant, and park ranger in Washington’s state park system. His interests then shifted to park planning, and he helped develop State Parks’ Classification and Management Planning Program, which is now the agency’s standard for park planning. Mr. Herzog has held positions managing the agency’s stewardship and park planning programs, and in 2013, was appointed assistant director for the Parks Development Division, where he oversees the agency’s technical programs including capital development, resource stewardship, real estate, park planning, and business development. In his free time, he likes to travel with his wife and children, fly model airplanes, and serve as chief groundskeeper for his family home. Mr. Herzog has been State Parks’ designee on the Recreation and Conservation Funding Board since 2014.

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Kristen Ohlson-Kiehn

Designee

Washington Department of Natural Resources

Kristen Ohlson-Kiehn is the designee for the Washington Department of Natural Resources. As the Upland Program’s Recreation and Conservation Division manager, Ms. Ohlson-Kiehn oversees diverse recreation across 3.3 million acres of state trust lands, which host everything from hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding, to paragliding, rock climbing, and off-road vehicle riding. In addition, she leads the department's Natural Areas Program, which consists of ninety-seven protected natural areas across more than 160,000 acres. Ms. Ohlson-Kiehn has invested twenty-seven years in the field of natural resource management, twenty of which have been at the Department of Natural Resources. Much of her career has focused on navigating the myriad interests that many hold across state trust lands. She has a master of forestry degree from Yale School of the Environment and a bachelor of arts degree in U.S. history from Marlboro College in Vermont. In her spare time, she enjoys biking and skiing (Nordic and downhill) with her family and two dogs. She also has completed a 4,013-mile bicycle ride across the United States and summited Mount Baker.

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Amy Windrope

Designee

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

Amy Windrope is the designee for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. As deputy director of the department, Ms. Windrope leads operations across all resource programs including Fish, Habitat, Wildlife, Enforcement, Capital and Assets, Human Resources, and Technology. She is focused on supporting and advancing a respectful workplace that fosters diversity and inclusion. Before becoming deputy director, she served as the regional director of the Northern Puget Sound Region. She has been with the department since 2010 and previously served as the manager of the Ecosystem Services Division and the lead for Columbia Basin Policy. Ms. Windrope has worked for twenty years at the junction of science, community, and environmental policy. She has a bachelor of arts degree in environmental science from the University of California at Berkeley and a master of science degree from Oregon State University’s College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences. In her spare time, she explores Washington’s natural beauty, harvests clams from beaches, crabs from Puget Sound, and is an avid reader.