Meet Your City Council
David has served on the Ellensburg City Council since 2011, when he was appointed to fill the seat left vacant by Stan Bassett’s retirement. He served as Mayor pro tem in 2014-2015. Prior to joining the City Council, David served on Ellensburg Planning Commission for nine years.
David is currently the City Council’s representative on the Kittitas County Homeless and Affordable Housing and the Community Network committees and he serves on the city’s Finance Committee. He is active in the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) and currently represents AWC as a board member on the Washington Community Forestry Council, which advises the Department of Natural Resources on urban forestry. David also serves on the boards for the Homelessness Network of Kittitas County and the Kittitas County Community Network.
David is Senior Aviation Planner for Century West Engineering, a northwest engineering and planning consulting firm and he has completed planning assignments at more than 125 airports throughout the U.S. David has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Florida Institute of Technology, and is certified professional planner (AICP) through the American Planning Association.
David has lived in Ellensburg since 1997 and is married to Dr. Roxanne Easley, Professor of History at Central Washington University. Their daughter, Alice is a student at EHS in the Class of 2019.
City Council Member Nancy Goodloe retired as Professor Emeritus of Health Education from Baylor University, Waco, Texas in 2001 and moved to Ellensburg to become the Administrator of the Kittitas County Public Health Department. Soon after leaving the county administrator position, she volunteered to serve on the Kittitas County Homeless and Affordable Housing Committee. Realizing the need for stronger linkages between county agencies working on homeless and affordable housing issues, she led a community effort to create the Homeless and Affordable Housing Network of Kittitas County. Nancy serves as Chair of the City of Ellensburg's Affordable Housing Commission, which was established earlier this year to address housing needs in Ellensburg. She volunteers monthly with the Ellensburg Community Clothing Center and the Cold Weather Shelter.
Nancy earned a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, master’s degrees from Baylor University and Texas A and M University, and a doctoral degree from the University of Oregon. She started her service on Ellensburg City Council, December 2017.
Stacey Engel is Ellensburg’s newest City Council member. She brings to Council business experience, academic experience, and participates in many community-based organizations, including the Discovery Lab PTA, MOPS, Rigadoon, and more. She is an Alumni of Central Washington University's Construction Management Program, has taught CWU Construction Management students, and worked in construction management in the Seattle and Los Angeles markets. Stacey looks forward to working with fellow Council members to create an atmosphere in Ellensburg where families can thrive. Along with her husband and children, she is invested in the success of our community.