2024 Commissioners

 

Andrew Hyer

Andrew Hyer

Moses Lake, WA

Adam Weber

Adam Weber

Moses Lake, WA

Marvin Wollman

Marvin Wollman

Warden, WA

Brandon Schaapman

Quincy, WA

Josh Bunger

Josh Bunger

Pasco, WA

Tyler Tschirky

Eltopia, WA

Grant Morris

Grant Morris

Pasco, WA

Jordan Reed

Jordan Reed

Pasco, WA

Kraig Knutzen, Chair

Kraig Knutzen, Chair

Burlington, WA

Ellie Charvet

Ellie Charvet

Pasco, WA

2026
Scott Galbreath

Scott Galbreath

Richland, WA

2026

Blaine Meek

Richland, WA

2027

Damon Christensen

Mattawa, WA

2027

Greg Ebe

Custer, WA

2027
Ignacio Marquez

Ignacio Marquez

Yakima, WA

WA Potato Staff

Brandy Tucker

Brandy Tucker

Director of Marketing & Industry Affairs

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Cassidy Karas

Cassidy Karas

Accounts Payable/Marketing Assistant

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Chris Voigt

Chris Voigt

Executive Director

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Matt Harris

Matt Harris

Director of Gov’t Affairs & Asst. Executive Director

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Matthew Blua

Matthew Blua

Director of Research & Industry Outreach

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Raina Spence

Raina Spence

Director, Northwest Potato Research Consortium

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Suzy Johnson

Suzy Johnson

Reception/Admin Assistant

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Tressa Radach

Tressa Radach

Office Manager

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The Main Functions of the Commission

Enhancing Trade Opportunities

Advancing Environmentally Sound Production and Cultural Practices through Research

Represent Growers' Interests

With an annual budget of approximately $3 million, the Washington State Potato Commission and its members work to the benefit of all Washington potato growers.
 
The mission of the WSPC is to support an economically and environmentally sustainable Washington State potato industry by providing strong leadership and innovation, and building partnerships to meet the demands of global consumers.