Washington Policy Center (WPC) is an independent, non-profit, think tank that promotes sound public policy based on free-market solutions.

WPC improves lives of Washington state’s citizens by providing accurate, high-quality research for policymakers, the media and the general public. Headquartered in Seattle with satellite offices and full-time staff in Olympia and Eastern Washington, WPC publishes studies, sponsors events and conferences and educates citizens on the vital public policy issues facing our region. WPC has an annual budget of $3┬ámillion and a full-time staff of 20. Broadcast, print, and online media throughout Washington and across the nation cover WPC’s work regularly and seek out its policy experts for analysis and commentary. In addition, lawmakers routinely invite WPC to testify before legislative committees.




Sarah Rindlaub – Annual Dinner Co-Chair
John Rindlaub, Wells Fargo – Annual Dinner Co-Chair
Jim Coles, Western Peterbilt (retired)
Kathy Connors
Mary Odermat, Brown Bear Car Wash
John Otter, CBC Partners, LLC
Greg Porter, Berntson Porter
Irene Song, PACCAR
Roberta Weymouth, Silver Cloud Inns & Hotels
Craig Williamson