Members of ECRD:
John is a 36-year Bellevue resident. He is self-educated and has been married for 22 years to Mary Albertson who is a Bellevue Schools employee. Mary and John have raised their three kids in Bellevue, and they all attended or attend Bellevue Public Schools.
John has 22 years experience in capital projects and business operation--14 years as a Microsoft campus project manager, technology planner and systems architect. He spent 15 years as WA State emergency worker and volunteer Search and Rescue responder.
In the past 5 years, John has been focusing on protecting Bellevue neighborhoods from blight and traffic encroachment, and monitoring the process of Bellevue City Government, and government finances, debts, and spending.
Stacie LeBlanc Anderson is the Vice President of the Surrey Downs Community Club, has been a SDCC Board member since 1998. Her community work includes advocating for noise abatement and minimizing transportation and development impacts on neighborhoods. Stacie has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the UW and a K-12 teacher certification from SPU. She is a wife, a mother of two, and has lived in Bellevue since 1963.
Renay Benett is the current President of the Bellecrest Neighborhood Association, and Boardmember of the Surrey Downs Community Club for 9 years. Her community appointments include Member of the Bellevue Downtown Implementation Plan Citizen Advisory Committee, Member of the Bellevue Access Downtown Advisory Committee, Board member of Fiscal Accountability Involving Residents (FAIR), Past Chair of the Neighborhood Network North, and the Enatai Elementary PTSA. Renay has worked for several years to protect and enhance many neighborhoods, particularly from traffic and noise encroachment. She is a long time Bellevue resident, wife, and mother.
Steve is a lifelong King County resident and serial entrepreneur. He is a Bellevue High and UW graduate with degrees in Economics and Finance who lives in Woodinville with his wife and 2 children. Steve is founder of several successful technology related media and education companies, and is currently working with a technology conference startup. His environmental emphasis is on minimizing externalities involved with development and equity issues surrounding transportation expansion.
Walter Scott lives in Bellevue Washington with his wife and two children, and works in the field of commercial investments and real estate. He has an economics degree from Washington & Lee University, and his community focus is on mitigation of urban highway noise and related used tire recycling.