The Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program Trails Advisory Committee evaluates applications for grants in the Trails Category of the larger Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program.

These grants provide funding to acquire, develop, or renovate pedestrian, equestrian, bicycle, or cross-country ski trails.


  • Live in Washington
  • Have an interest in public policy
  • Enjoy finding creative solutions and appreciate other perspectives
  • Are interested in hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, or another non-motorized trail activity

Time Commitment

  • 4-6 full days of virtual meetings every other summer (even years)
  • Policy feedback time commitment varies


  • RCO will provide the training needed to evaluate grants
  • Stipends are available to eligible committee members

Committee Members

Citizen Members

  • Betsy Anderson, Bellevue
  • Greg Fowler, Kirkland
  • Michelle Griffin, Spokane
  • Lori Moholt-Phillips, Lacey
  • Andy Stevenson, Port Angeles
  • Mike Town, Duvall

Local Agency Members

  • Angie Feser, City of Edmonds, Edmonds
  • Jillian Marshall, Colville Parks and Recreation Department, Colville

State Agency Members

  • Melinda Posner, State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia
  • Sam Jarrett, Department of Natural Resources, Enumclaw
  • Lauri Vigue, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia
  • Brian Wood, Department of Transportation, Olympia


  • No current vacancies

Term Length

4 years

General Resources