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

Andrew Pagan  - UniServ Representative

  • Equity Lead
  • Member Advocacy
  • Bargaining
  • Organizing
  • Currently works with the following locals:
    • Chimacum EA
    • Chimacum IA
    • Chimacum Custodial & Maintenance
    • Chimacum United Drivers
    • Olympic College AHE
    • Peninsula EA
    • Port Townsend EA
    • Sequim EA
    • Sequim Paraeducators

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

Kristi Taylor - UniServ Representative

  • Political Action Lead
  • Member Advocacy
  • Bargaining
  • Organizing
  • Currently works with the following locals:
    • Bainbridge Island EA
    • Bremerton EA
    • North Mason EA
    • Quilcene EA
    • Quilcene ESP
    • Port Angeles EA
    • Port Angeles EOP
    • Port Angeles Paraeducators
    • West Sound Tech EA

Leeann Mendez - UniServ Representative

  • Coordinated Bargaining 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
    • Queets EA

James Conlon - UniServ Representative

  • Professional Development Lead
  • Member Advocacy
  • Bargaining
  • Organizing
  • Currently works with the following locals:
    • Central Kitsap ESP
    • Grapeview EA
    • Hood Canal EA
    • Mary M Knight EA
    • Pioneer EA
    • South Kitsap EA
    • Southside EA
    • Southside CPEA