There are seven Environmental Commission members, three of which may be non-residents (with no more than two residing outside the Urban Growth Area), and two members may be under 18 years of age. The President of the Ellensburg Environmental Club is an ex-officio member. The current Commission members are:
Kristine Steinkoenig, term expires December 31, 2024
Andrea Sledge, term expires December 31, 2024
Jean Marie Linhart, term expires December 31, 2026
Aaron Peterson, term expires December 31, 2027
Christina Wollman, Chair, term expires December 31, 2026
Raven Harlin, term expires December 31, 2026
Jess Black, term expires December 31, 2027
Vacant, EHS Environmental Club President
Adam Winn is the current City Council liaison to the commission.
The Environmental Commission operates under the authority of Chapter 1.60 of the City Code and is responsible for advising the City Council on environmental matters with the mission of maintaining and enhancing the uniquely livable and sustainable environment enjoyed by City residents.