Government Affairs Committee - 2021


Outgoing Chair: Donnie Belk, Panattoni Development Company
Co-Chairs: Ian Morrison, McCullough Hill Leary 
Incoming Chair: Darby DuComb, Schlemlein Fick & Scruggs
Board Liaisons: Pat Foley, Lake Union Partners and Chris Rossman, The Wolff Company


Our vision is to be the leading Washington advocacy organization focused on creating a favorable political and regulatory environment for commercial real estate industry. The Government Affairs Committee will advance our members' policy interests before state and local legislative bodies. Our focus is supporting elected officials and candidates that will promote NAIOP Washington’s priorities.


  • Advocate for NAIOP Washington’s policy preferences at the state and local levels.
  • Identify and support candidates to state and local offices that support our priorities.
  • Raise money through NAIOP Washington PAC to fund priority candidate and issue campaigns.
  • Increase NAIOP Washington’s influence in policy discussions that may impact our members.


  • Learn more about current priority issues and recent achievements.
  • Use NAIOP's handy lookup tool to find your elected officials and send a message.
  • The Government Affairs Committee meets the fourth Wednesday of the month in the morning in Seattle. Contact a chair for information about joining this committee. Please note, you must be a NAIOP Washington State member to serve on committees.
  • Contribute to the NAIOP Washington Political Action Committee. NAIOP Washington State members and non-member supporters may contribute to the PAC online or by mail.
Send checks to:
NAIOP Washington State PAC
PO Box 24183
Seattle, WA 98124