Regional Committees
Many regional organizations appoint and/or elect committee members from the elected officials of surrounding counties and cities.  Redmond's Mayor and City Councilmembers serve on the following committees.
Regional Agenda
2019 Regional Committee Appointments

A Regional Coalition for Housing (ARCH)

ARCH, created by Eastside cities and King County, preserves and increases the supply of housing for low and moderate income households in East King County. They assist households looking for affordable rental and ownership housing; provide financial support to groups creating housing affordable to low and moderate income households; and assist member governments in developing housing policies.
Member: John Marchione

Cascade Water Alliance Board of Directors (CWA)

CWA is a non-profit corporation providing water supply to meet current and future needs of its members, eight municipalities (five cites and three water and sewer districts) in the Puget Sound region. As the Alliance, these municipalities are assured a cost-effective and environmentally responsible water supply through partnerships; conservation; acquiring, constructing and managing water supply infrastructure and fostering regional water planning.
Members: Angela Birney, Jeralee Anderson (alternate)

Domestic Violence Initiative Regional Task Force (DVI)

The goals of the Domestic Violence Initiative (DVI) are to deliver practical improvements to the region's legal response to domestic violence and to develop practical steps to improve operations, streamline communication, raise standards, and minimize barriers that interfere with victim safety and offender accountability.
Member: Tanika Padhye

Eastside Human Services Forum

The Eastside Human Services Forum fosters strong public and private partnerships to assure a stable network of health and human services for the benefit of all East King County residents.
Member: Tanika Kumar Padhye

Eastside Transportation Partnership (ETP)

The ETP provides an Eastside forum for inter-jurisdictional cooperation to implement coordinated, prioritized transportation plans and programs through leadership, education and advocacy.
Members: David Carson, Steve Fields, Angela Birney (alternate)

Eastside Public Safety Communications Agency (EPSCA)

EPSCA is a consortium consisting of the cities of Bellevue, Issaquah, Kirkland, Mercer Island and Redmond and is responsible for developing, owning, operating and managing a geographical sub-region of the King County Regional Emergency Radio Communications System (serving police and fire agencies). 
Member: John Marchione

Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County

The EDC of Seattle & King County provides one-on-one, confidential consulting services, free-of-charge, to individual businesses seeking to establish, expand, or relocate to Seattle and King County.
Member: David Carson

Emergency Management Advisory Committee (EMAC)

The Emergency Management Advisory Committee (EMAC) advises, assists, reviews, and comments on emergency management and homeland security issues, regional planning, and policies. EMAC is an advisory body to the King County Executive, the King County Council, and the Office of Emergency Management on emergency management issues in order to facilitate coordination of regional emergency planning in King County.
Member: David Carson

King County Board of Health

The King County Board of Health (BOH) sets countywide public health policy, enacts and enforces local public health regulations, and carries out other duties of local boards of health specified in state law.
Member: Angela Birney

King County Council Regional Policy Committee (RPC)

The RPC reviews and recommends regional policies and plans on various issues including public health, human services, open space, housing, solid waste management, regional services financial policies, criminal justice, jails and district court services, siting of regional facilities, and issues relating to major regional governance transition and consolidation.
Member: Angela Birney

King County Council Regional Transit Committee (RTC)

RTC’s purpose is to develop, review, and recommend policies and plans to guide Metro Transit operations to the County Council. It also reviews fares, facilities and equipment.
Member: Hank Margeson

Local Hazardous Waste Management Coordinating Committee (LHWMCC)

The Local Hazardous Waste Management Program’s (LHWMP) mission is to protect and enhance public health and environmental quality throughout King County by reducing the threat posed by the production, use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials. The LHWMP is implemented through a multi-jurisdictional Management Coordination Committee (MCC). The MCC sets the Program’s strategic direction, guides implementation of policies, and oversees the Program’s operations including development of annual budgets and work plans.
Member: Hank Myers

Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC)

PSRC is an association of local government and state agencies that serves as a forum for developing policies and making decisions about regional growth management, economic and transportation issues in the four-county (Snohomish, King, Pierce and Kitsap) central Puget Sound region.  

PSRC Executive Board
The Executive Board, chaired by the Regional Council president, meets monthly, and carries out delegated powers and responsibilities between meetings of the General Assembly.
Member: John Marchione

PSRC Growth Management Policy Board (GMPB)
The GMPB includes representatives of the Regional Council’s member jurisdictions and regional business, labor, civic and environmental groups. GMPB meets monthly to make recommendations on key growth management issues to the Executive Board.
Member: Hank Margeson

Redmond Disability Board

The Disability Board reviews disability claims brought forward by covered employees in the Police and Fire Departments and makes recommendations concerning their resolution.
Members: Hank Margeson, Angela Birney 

Redmond Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC)

The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) reviews grant applications and consultant proposals to make funding and program recommendations to the Redmond City Council.  This committee also oversees the use of the funds.  The committee, required by Lodging Tax statute, consists of a Council Chair, three hoteliers, and three representatives from the business and cultural/arts communities. 
Member: David Carson

Sound Transit (ST)

King, Pierce and Snohomish counties partnered to create a single agency, Sound Transit - the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority - to develop alternatives for meeting regional travel needs. The agency is charged with planning, building and operating a high-capacity transit (HCT) system (within the three-county regional transit district) for the region's most heavily used travel corridors. 

ST Board of Directors
The Sound Transit 18 member Board of Directors is the authority's governing body. The Board establishes policy, provides direction and performs oversight. Currently, the Sound Transit Board includes three members from Snohomish County, ten from King County, four from Pierce County, and the State Transportation Department secretary.
Chair: John Marchione

ST Executive Committee
The Executive Committee's responsibilities include oversight and review of board rules and structure, agency policies, legislative planning, government relations and communications strategies. The committee also evaluates systemwide program strategies and budgets and the CEO's performance. The committee has the authority to approve transactions for systemwide programs that exceed the CEO's level of authority and are under $50 million.
Member: John Marchione

ST Finance and Audit Committee
The Finance and Audit Committee is responsible for the oversight/review of the agency's financial plan, financial statements, internal and external audits and internal controls. The committee also reviews strategies for asset liability management, investments, debt and risks, and approves performance audits to be conducted by the Internal Audit Division. The committee recommends the annual budget to the Board upon recommendations from other committees.
Member: John Marchione

Sound Cities Association (SCA) Public Issues Committee

Suburban Cities Association is a nonprofit corporation representing 37 suburban cities in King County. The purpose of SCA is to lead King County cities with populations less than 150,000 to act locally and partner regionally to create livable vital communities through advocacy, education, leadership, mutual support and networking.
Members: Hank Margeson, Angela Birney (alternate)

Water Resource Inventory Area 8 (WRIA 8) Salmon Recovery Council

The Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed, also known as Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 8, runs from the near shore of Puget Sound and the inlands of the north end of Elliott Bay to south Everett and east to the Bear Creek basin, the Issaquah Alps and upper reaches of the Cedar River.

The Salmon Recovery Council is composed of local elected officials; concerned citizens; scientists and representatives from business and environmental interests, water and sewer districts and federal and state agencies. The Council oversees implementation of a science-based salmon conservation plan in the Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed.
Member: Hank Myers