2020 WHCA Board Member Elections: RESULTS ARE IN!

by WHCA Elections Committee

WHCA board members are elected by residents of unincorporated Skyway-West Hill to serve two-year terms to help create a more equitable, engaged, informed, and vibrant West Hill. The results from our 2020 elections are now in!

Thank you to all our candidates, and thank you to all community members who voted to elect five new-term board members who will serve our community for a two-year term. Read on to meet your new WHCA board members!

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2020 WHCA Board Member Elections: Vote Virtually July 22 through 28!

by WHCA Elections Committee

WHCA board members are elected by residents of unincorporated Skyway-West Hill to serve two-year terms to help create a more equitable, engaged, informed, and vibrant West Hill. This year, we have five open board positions.

Please help us select our next round of new board members to work with you – our community! In this post, you can review the candidate statements, view photos and/or videos, and vote for your top five. Thank you to all of our candidates, and good luck!

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WHCA Voter Assistance Booth T-Rex and Treasurer Micah Phillips at Skyway Library King County Elections Drop Box

Are You Ready to Vote in the 2020 Primary Election?

by Devin Chicras

There are several big primary races coming up in August, and your votes will determine who moves on to the November General Election. Our State Representative positions (37th LD) actually have the highest number of candidates of any district county-wide! We have some big decisions to make, so be sure you are prepared with our handy guide.

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WHCA Board Members in Photo booth by Derek Johnson Photographic at WHCA Halloween Takeover, October 28, 2019 - Caroline Walker Evans Photography

WHCA Presents: Some Things We Did in 2019

by Devin Chicras

WHEW, it’s been a YEAR. We’ve been super busy, and we’re glad to have been able to enjoy all the fun events and fight all the hard battles right alongside you, neighbor. We put together this roundup for you to chronologically lay out just what 2019 looked like for your all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association (WHCA).

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King County Wastewater Treatment Division Presentation

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Fall 2019

by Devin Chicras

Whether in person or via our live stream, folks paying attention at our Fall 2019 Quarterly Meeting on October 15th, 2019 at Skyway VFW Post #9430 learned all sorts of valuable information from deciphering what’s on their General Election ballot to what proposed land use policies are set to shape their neighborhoods for the next twenty years, and much more.

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Gossett-Zahilay Debate Centered on Skyway at Our West Hill Voter Town Hall

by Devin Chicras

Nearly one hundred residents packed into the auditorium at Dimmitt Middle School on Thursday, July 18th to witness something not often seen in unincorporated West Hill: political candidates. Debating. On topics directly related to our neighborhoods, including Skyway.

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WHCA Spring QM - 2019-04-16 - Board Elections Announcements

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Spring 2019

by Devin Chicras

What services will the first ever King County Economic Development Manager offer our Skyway Business District? Could the County buy more land to create better access points to Skyway Park? Who are the newest WHCA board members? About forty neighbors (and hundreds more online) joined us at Skyway VFW Post #9430 to find out answers to those questions and many more on Tuesday, April 16th at West Hill Community Association’s Spring Quarterly Community Meeting.

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Audience listens to speakers at Skyway VFW Post #9430 on January 15th, 2019 for WHCA's Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.

WHCA Board Elections on Tuesday, April 16th – Here are Your Candidates!

by Devin Chicras

It’s that time of year… More daylight, blooms all around, warmer temperatures, and… your spring WHCA Community Quarterly Meeting! All the great info you’ve been waiting for, including updates from King County Parks and the Department of Local Services, will be delivered in unparalleled fashion Tuesday, April 16th, 7:00PM – 8:30PM at Skyway VFW Post #9430.

BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY, you will be electing six (6) directors to the WHCA Board! We will be accepting nominations from the floor during the meeting. However, this year we put out a call for applicants ahead of time, and WOW did we get a response! Let’s check out your neighbors who answered the call…

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Join the WHCA Board!

by Devin Chicras

Are you a resident of the unincorporated West Hill and at least 18 years of age? Are you interested in serving your community by committing your time to leading informative and engaging events? Could you be a champion for productive community partnerships with county government and local resources? Are you able to listen, learn, problem-solve, and share your energy with others? Then you would be perfect as a new board member for the West Hill Community Association!

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