Economic Development Commission


  • Meets on the third Wednesday of each month.
  • 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
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**As of August 1, 2022, all committee and commission agendas and minutes can be found at Agendas and minutes prior to Aug. 1, 2022 are located in the 'Agenda & Minutes' link above and commission meeting recordings beginning June 2022 can be found by clicking the 'Video Recordings' link above**


Pos. No.
Name Appointed Term Exp.
        1 Shalabh Chandra 05/22/2023 12/31/2024
        2 Joelle Gibson 10/25/2021 12/31/2023
        3 Rob McDonald 01/09/2023 12/31/2024
        4 Ryan Seal 02/14/2022 12/31/2023
        5 Nichole Pas 06/26/2023 12/31/2024
        6 Larry Mana'o 02/14/2022 12/31/2023
        7 Bobbie Harrison 01/09/2023 12/31/2024
        * Council Member James Mayhew    
        * Kelly Coughlin, Chamber of Commerce    

[* Ex-officio non-voting member]


The Economic Development Commission consists of seven members, who reside within the city and/or own or operate a business within the Snoqualmie business community. They are appointed by the mayor, subject to confirmation by the City Council. Economic Development Commission members serve two-year terms.

Mission Statement

The Snoqualmie Economic Development Commission will work to identify diverse economic opportunities, recruit, and retain local businesses and foster the spirit of entrepreneurship and strategic partnerships, while supporting a vibrant tourism economy in balance with a healthy community and abundant natural resources. The Commission will present opportunities and recommendations to support strategies and goals set by City Council.


The Economic Development Commission has the following duties:

  • To hold regular public meetings 
  • To prepare an economic development element for the Snoqualmie vicinity comprehensive plan and from time to time to recommend amendments thereto. 
  • To make periodic recommendations to planning commission and city council regarding the impact on economic development of the plans, policies and regulations of the city. The economic development element of the comprehensive plan establishes goals, policies, objectives, and provisions for economic growth and vitality and a high quality of life.
  • To provide such other advice and recommendations to the mayor and city council regarding matters affecting economic development within the city as may be requested by mayor or city council.