2024 Commissioners

 

Andrew Hyer

Andrew Hyer

Moses Lake, WA

Adam Weber-Skjervold

Adam Weber-Skjervold

Moses Lake, WA

Heath Gimmestad

Heath Gimmestad

Moses Lake, WA

Chris Olsen

Chris Olsen

Othello, WA

Josh Bunger

Josh Bunger

Pasco, WA

Mark Hammer

Mark Hammer

Pasco, WA

Grant Morris, Chair

Grant Morris, Chair

Pasco, WA

Jordan Reed

Jordan Reed

Pasco, WA

Kraig Knutzen

Kraig Knutzen

Burlington, WA

Ellie Charvet

Ellie Charvet

Pasco, WA

2026
Scott Galbreath

Scott Galbreath

Richland, WA

2024
Mike Madsen

Mike Madsen

Plymouth, WA

2024
Marvin Wollman

Marvin Wollman

Warden, WA

2025
Roger Hawley

Roger Hawley

Bellingham, WA

2024
Ignacio Marquez

Ignacio Marquez

Yakima, WA

WA Potato Staff

Andy Jensen

Andy Jensen

Co-Manager NW Potato Research Consortium

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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

Co-Manager NW 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.