Non-Motorized Sno-Park Advisory Committee

The Winter Recreation (Sno-Park) Advisory Committee assists and advises the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission in the development of winter recreation facilities and programs (Chapter 79A.05.255 RCW).

Committee members serve one three-year term with the option of an additional three-year term. New appointments begin October 1 in the year of appointment.

Download an application.

Print out and send signed application to: 

Winter Recreation Program
Washington State Parks
1111 Israel Rd SW
P.O. Box 42650
Olympia, WA 98504

The committee meets twice a year, once during the Season and once in the Summer to set a budget for the upcoming Season.

Regional Representatives

Advisory Committee Representatives by Region

Region 1

Jim Rhodes
Email Jim Rhodes

Region 2

Lynn Alderson
3310 Burch Mountain Road
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
Email Lynn Alderson

Region 3

Michael Burns (vice chair)
2336 S Pittsburg
Spokane, WA 99203
Email Michael Burns


Emilie Blevins
Email Emilie Blevins

Region 5

John Baranowski (Chair)
107 Selah Ridge Drive
Selah, WA 98942
Email John Baranowski


Phyllis Baxter
Email Phyllis Baxtre

Snowmobile Representatives

Mike Couch
P.O. Box 1371
Lyman, WA 98263
Email Mike Couch

Robert Seelye 
8609 Upper Peoh Point Road
Cle Elum, Washington 98922
Email Robert Seelye

Tim Penelerick
Phone: 509-649-2686
Email Tim Penelerick

Government Agencies

Department of Natural Resources
Joe Chavez
PO Box 47014

Olympia, WA 98504
Phone: 360-902-1624
Email Joe Chavez

Department of Fish and Wildlife
Webster Bergford
600 Capitol Way North
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: 360-902-2408
Email Webster Bergford

Association of Counties
Laura Osiadacz
Kittitas County
Board of Commissioners
205 W 5th Avenue
Suite 108
Ellensburg WA 98926-2887
Phone: 509-962-7508