About Us

With an increase in legislation being pushed at the local level, the hospitality industry faces many challenges. Washington Hospitality Association’s Government Affairs team is focused on building relationships at the local level so that the hospitality industry is involved in crafting legislation that has the best outcome for employees and businesses.



DIRECTOR OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS: John Lane – johnl@wahospitality.org

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COORDINATOR: Tobby Hatley – tobbyh@wahospitality.org

NORTHEAST & SPOKANE COUNTY TERRITORY MANAGER: Marla Fruit – marlaf@wahospitality.org


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What we do

- Advocacy

- Industry Information

- Industry News

- Workforce Training

- Networking/Event

- Exclusive Programs

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Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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