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Vashon-Maury Island Groundwater Protection Committee
The Vashon Maury Island Groundwater Protection Committee (VMI GWPC) serves the Vashon-Maury Island community (see a map of the VMI GWMA ). The Committee began its work in late 2001 and has continued to meet since that time. In 2004, 2008, and 2012, the Committee recommended that the County Council extend the term of the Committee beyond the following year December sunset date. The Council approved these extensions (ordinance 15082 and 16724).


The current Committee membership as shown by stakeholder and their respective term are as follows:



Vashon-Maury Island Groundwater Protection Committee



Position Number



Interest Represented



Current Member



Term Expires






Vashon-Maury Island Resident;



Mike Brown



July 1, 2023






Water purveyors;





July 1, 2023






Water and wastewater interests, 



John Martinak



July 1, 2021






Livestock Owner;






July 1, 2023






Residential exempt well users;


Allen de Steiguer


July 1, 2022






Vashon-Maury Island Commercial and industrial interests;



Morgan Brown



July 1, 2023






Vashon-Maury Island Resident



Shawn Boeser



July 1, 2022






Commercial Agriculturalists


Stephen Buffington 


July 1, 2021






Resident of Vashon-Maury Island;



Michael O'Connor



July 1, 2021






One rep from local environmental organizations.



Mary Bruno



July 1, 2023






One rep from each tribal nation with federally recognized rights within the VMI GWMA



Vacant (may only be one tribe - Puyallup Nation)





Please contact Greg Rabourn, program manager, for questions on the committee.

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This page is produced by the King County Groundwater Protection Program. To learn more about this group and its responsibilities, please read about the Groundwater Protection Program.