Panel: Homelessness Facilitated by Paul Simmons

Thursday, January 25 | 8:15 - 9:30a.m.

Session Description:
Homelessness is impacting communities across Washington State and Parks Departments are struggling with how to handle the impacts ethically and legally. The panel of experienced professionals will share experience and best practices for how their agencies have approached this sensitive topic. The panel will be comprised of professionals from law enforcement, parks departments and risk management.

Speaker:
Panel Discussion, led by Paul Simmons, City of Olympia
Panelists:

  • Jan Burney, City of Olympia
  • David Green, City of Everett
  • Laura Harper, City of Bellevue
  • Tom Wenzl, City of Mount Vernon