Joining a committee is one of the best ways to get the most out of your membership. Not only will you have the opportunity to make a difference in shaping the direction of our local chapter, but serving on a committee gives you exclusive access to some of the commercial real estate industry’s top leaders. 

If you are interested in participating on a committee, review the descriptions below and call 425.820.3348.

Education and Subcommittee Co-Chairs
Lydia Bennett
  Lydia Bennett, CCIM
Mike Armanious   Mike Armanious, CCIM

Committee members

Lien Ma, CCIM (scholarship)
  • Provide relevant and topical premier educational opportunities at the best price and frequency possible to the membership and real estate community.
  • Raise the education level of the the commercial real estate practitioners thereby increasing their value to their clients and their community.
  • Strive to increase the participation of the universities and colleges in the region.
  • Work to interact with students to introduce the CCIM program and explain the benefits and the prestige of the designation within the commercial real estate industry

Candidate & Portfolio Guidance
  • Assist or guide CCIM candidates through the entire candidacy process
  • Explain the procedures of becoming a candidate, assist candidates on obtaining the CCIM designation, sponsor portfolio writing seminars, familiarize candidates with the comprehensive exam, etc.
  • Assist with questions relating to preparation of portfolio documents for submission to CCIM Institute
  • Promote the scholarship programs of the Institute, chapter & districts
  • Solicit, select and award scholarship winners for the chapter each year
  • Gather, review, analyze and judge each applicant's submission
  • Ensure all scholarships each year are awarded to qualified recipients
University & Military Outreach
Membership Chairs
steveclark Steve Clark
Committee members
Steve Cory

  • Engage in recruitment and retention activities to grow the number of members of the local chapter
  • Maintain the local chapter roster of active members
Eastern Washington
Devin Mecham

Devin Mecham, CCIM


Committee members
Andy Butler, CCIM, Kayla Saunders

Eastern WA Committee
  • Increase networking and education opportunities for CCIM WA chapter members
Programs Chair
Jeffrey Rosen

Jeffrey Rosen


Committee members
Derek Doke, CCIM

  • The Programs committee is responsible for planning topical luncheons and other events to promote learning and networking opportunities for Chapter members and the commercial real estate community 

Sponsorship and Networking Chair
Derek Doke, CCIM

Committee members
Jeffrey Rosen and Kelly Beckley

Sponsorship and Networking
  • Seek out and develop financial partner relationships designated as sponsors that seek a medium for developing business relationships
  • Ensure that those sponsors receive sufficient recognition and opportunity to network with the membership at all meetings
  • Increase networking opportunities for CCIM WA chapter members