WEA Olympic staff members help local associations with bargaining, contract enforcement, grievances, arbitration, research, communications, professional growth and training opportunities, community outreach, political action, certification, public relations, and numerous other areas. Please don't hesitate to reach out to any member of our staff if you have questions or need assistance!


Stephanie Mikos - Field Assistant III

  • Oversees and manages budget in conjunction with Council President and Treasurer
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting for WEA Olympic (including governance vouchers)
  • Membership and Dues processing
  • Communications
  • Building maintenance and operations/Technology point person

Beth Premo - UniServ Representative

  • Equity and Diversity Lead
  • Member Advocacy
  • Bargaining & Coordinated Bargaining
  • Organizing
  • Currently works with the following locals:
    • Bremerton EA
    • Chimacum Custodial and Maintenance
    • Chimacum United Drivers & Specialists
    • Chimacum EA
    • Chimacum IA
    • Port Angeles EA
    • Port Angeles EOP
    • Port Angeles Paraeducators
    • Pioneer EA
    • Quilcene EA
    • Quilcene ESP
    • Sequim EA
    • Sequim Paraeducators
    • West Sound Technical Skills Center EA

Katie Richardson - Field Assistant II

  • Event and Logistical planning
  • Website
  • Social Media
  • Database maintenance (member lists, WEAPAC lists, email listserves, etc.)
  • Membership and Dues processing support

Leeann Mendez - UniServ Representative

  • Professional Development Lead
  • Member Advocacy
  • Bargaining
  • Organizing
  • Currently works with the following locals:
    • Bainbridge Island ESPA
    • Cape Flattery EA
    • Central Kitsap EA
    • Crescent EA
    • Forks EA
    • North Kitsap EA
    • North Kitsap Transportation
    • Peninsula EA
    • Port Townsend EA
    • Queets EA

James Conlon - UniServ Representative

  • Political Action Lead
  • Member Advocacy
  • Bargaining
  • Organizing
  • Currently works with the following locals:
    • Bainbridge Island EA
    • Brinnon EA
    • Central Kitsap ESP
    • Grapeview EA
    • Hood Canal EA
    • Mary M Knight EA
    • North Mason EA
    • Olympic College AHE
    • South Kitsap EA
    • Southside EA
    • Southside CPEA