Dan Gatchet was appointed chair of FMSIB in 2012, after retiring from national railroad retirement investment trust trucking industry. His trucking career started in Southern California as president of a large inter-modal trucking company.
Tom Trulove is currently serving his fourth term as Mayor of the City of Cheney, having first been elected to that post in 1977 and reelected in 1981 and 1985. During that time he served on the Board of the Association of Washington Cities and as its President. Tom has an active record of public and private sector service. He currently serves on the Washington Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board, AWC Employees Benefit Trust Board of Trustees, Associated Industries Board of Directors where he is Chair, Greater Spokane Incorporated Board of Trustees, Spokane Regional Health District Board, and the West Plains Chamber of Commerce.
A lifelong Fife resident, Pat is in his second term on the Fife City Council. From day one, Pat has put an emphasis on transportation. Art Swannackwas elected to his second term as a Whitman County Commissioner in 2016. Art graduated from Washington State University with a BS degree in Wildlife Biology. He was born and raised in Whitman County where he farms small grains, hay and sheep with his wife Dr. Jill Swannack who is a mixed animal veterinarian. John Creighton has served on the Seattle Port Commission since 2006.
He came to the Commission with broad experience as a lawyer who worked on complex international transactions in the port cities of Singapore, Helsinki, and Istanbul prior to returning home to Seattle. For more than two decades, Johan Hellman has worked with public and private entities to advance policy issues in the Pacific Northwest. He has worked for various organizations ranging in size from small non-profits to large Fortune 25 corporations. Roger Millar was appointed the Secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation by Governor Jay Inslee in February of 2016. Millar is a second generation civil engineer with 38 years of experience in the transportation arena. During that time he has worked in construction, design, planning, research, policy development, and management and administration in both the public and private sectors.
Millar was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 1999. From 2000 to 2014 he served on the ASCE Committee for America’s Infrastructure, which produces the nationally recognized Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. A graduate of the University of Virginia, Millar is a registered engineer in Washington and five other states. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and a Certified Floodplain Administrator. Millar has served as President of the Oregon Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers and of the Montana Association of Planners. Watters joined Carrix in 1991 as marketing manager.