Safety Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Elevator Safety Advisory Committee is to advise the department on the adoption of rules that apply to conveyances, methods of enforcing and administering this chapter, and matters of concern to the conveyance industry and to the individual installers, owners and users of conveyances.

The Elevator Safety Advisory Committee members are appointed to a 4-year term. The committee meets on the third Tuesday of February, May, August and November of each year.

View the Advisory Committee's meeting calendar.

View the Elevator Safety Advisory Committee meeting agendas and minutes.

Elevator Safety Advisory Committee members

Position representative for registered general contractors

Chairperson for Elevator Safety Advisory Committee

 

Vacant

 

Acting Chairperson for Elevator Safety Advisory Committee

Keith Becker, Operations Manager, Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative

P.O. Box 151

N. 204 Main St.

Colfax, Wash. 99111

Phone: 509-397-4381

Fax: 509-397-3832

Email: keith@pnw.coop

Alternate position representative for registered general contractors

Lyall Wohlschlager, Owner/Contractor, Mobility Concepts, Inc.

233 West Dalton Ave., Suite A

Coer d’Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-762-3632

Fax: 208-762-3209

Email: mobility@televar.com

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Position representative for state government

Secretary for Elevator Safety Advisory Committee

Jack Day, Chief Elevator Inspector, State of Washington Department of Labor & Industries

P.O. Box 44480

Olympia, Wash. 98504-4480

Phone: 360-902-6130

Fax: 360-902-6132

Email: jack.day@lni.wa.gov

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Position representative for building owners and managers

David Gault, Director of Engineering, Fairmont Olympic Hotel

411 University St.

Seattle, Wash. 98101

Phone: 206-287-4010

Fax: 206-287-4026

Email: David.Gault@fairmont.com

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Position representative for licensed elevator contractors

Robert McNeill, District Manager Kone Elevator

14737 NE 87th

Redmond, Wash. 98052

Phone: 425-269-3302

Fax: 425-861-9888

Email: robert.mcneill@kone.com

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Alternate position representative for licensed elevator contractors

Bryan Wheeler, Northwest District Manager, ThyssenKrupp Elevator

2021 130th Avenue NE, Suite A

Bellevue, Wash. 98005

Phone: 425-702-1200

Fax: 866-545-4650

Email: bryan.wheeler@thyssenkrupp.com

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Position ad hoc member

Skip Buntin, Chief Elevator Inspector, City of Seattle

700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000

Seattle, Wash. 98104

Phone: 206-684-8453

Fax: 206-233-7902

Email: skip.buntin@seattle.gov

Term begins May 21, 2013

Term ends June 30, 2017

Alternate position ad hoc member

David Spafford, City of Seattle

P.O. Box 34019

700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000

Seattle, Wash. 98124

Phone: 206-233-3752

Fax: 206-615-0540

Email: david.spafford@seattle.gov

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Position representative for registered architects or professional engineers

Daniel Munn, DLR Group Senior Principal

901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 700

Seattle, Wash. 98164

Phone: 206-461-6000

Fax: 206-461-6049

Email: dmunn@dlrgroup.com

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Position representative for owner-employed mechanics exempt from licensing

Keith Becker, Operations Manager, Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative

P.O. Box 151

N. 204 Main St.

Colfax, Wash. 99111

Phone: 509-397-4381

Fax: 509-397-3832

Email: keith@pnw.coop

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Alternate position representative for owner-employed mechanics exempt from licensing

Jerry Whited, Northwest Grain Growers

850 N 4th Avenue

Walla Walla, Wash. 99362

Phone: 509-520-4550

Fax: 509-529-6050

Email: jlwhited@nwgrgr.com

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Position representative for mechanics licensed for all work

Charlie Val, International Union of Elevator Construction #19

2112 Thorndyke Avenue West

Seattle, Wash. 98199

Phone: 206-282-4885

Fax: 206-282-3970

Email: cval@iuec.org

Term begins May 20, 2013

Term ends June 30, 2017

Alternate position representative for mechanics licensed for all work

Swen Larson, International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 19

2264 15th Avenue West

Seattle, Wash. 98119

Phone: 206-465-8072

Fax: 206-282-3970

Email: slarson@ieuc19.org

Term begins July 1, 2011

Term ends June 30, 2015

Elevator Safety Advisory Committee meeting agendas and minutes

For archived meeting minutes and agendas, contact the Elevator Program at Elevatorsect@Lni.wa.gov or 360-902-6130.

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