Advisory Committee

Flood Control Zone District Advisory Committee

The Pierce County Council authorized an Advisory Committee made up of 15 members to make recommendations on various budget and policy issues and project priorities. 

They meet approximately once a month for briefings, discussions, and crafting recommendations for the Flood Control Zone District. 

They follow these guidelines and this 2022 Work Plan.

2022 Meeting Schedule

All meetings take place at Pierce County Planning & Public Works, 2nd Floor Conference Room 2702 South 42nd Street, Tacoma, WA, from 9 noon.  In addition to the in-person meeting location, a remote option will be provided for the meetings listed below using Zoom.  Instructions for calling-in are included on the meeting agendas.

  • June 3
  • July 8
  • Aug. 5
  • Nov. 4
Current Members
  • Mike Dahlem, Public Works Director, City of Sumner, Chair
  • Vacant, WRIA 15
  • Vacant, Councilmember, City of Tacoma
  • Bruce Dammeier, Executive, Pierce County
  • Paul Green, Business Representative
  • Deanna Keller, Commissioner, Port of Tacoma
  • Ellen Knowlen, WRIA 12
  • David Lewis, WRIA 10
  • Todd McKellips, Unincoporated Pierce County
  • Char Naylor, Puyallup Tribe of Indians
  • John Palmer, Councilmember, City of Puyallup
  • Greg Reed, Public Works Director, City of Orting
  • Lew Wolfrom, Councilmember, City of Fife


  • Chris Cooley for Pierce County Executive
  • Jason Jordan, Port of Tacoma
  • Hans Hunger, City of Puyallup
  • Tara Doyle, Business representative
  • Patty Denny, Unincorporated Pierce County

Members are appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. They represent various cities, unincorporated Pierce County, Water Resource Inventory Areas, businesses, the Port of Tacoma, and Agriculture and/or Forestry Interest Organizations or the Puyallup Tribe of Indians.

Additional Information

For more information, contact Kjristine Lund, liaison to Advisory Committee and Board of Supervisors, at 206-612-8138.