Sports Commission
Board of Directors

The Spokane Regional Sports Commission is led by a 16-person board comprised of leaders in the community-each dedicated to the future of sports in our region.


Pam Parks, Board Chair

Eastern Washington University

Currently Eastern Washington University's Associate Athletic Director-Senior Woman Administrator, Pam was the head volleyball coach at the university from 1985 until moving full time into administration in 2000. As a coach, Pam brought EWU Volleyball its first Big Sky Conference Championship and led her team to the NCAA Championships three times. Pam is a Charter Cadre Member of the USA Volleyball Coaching Accreditation Program and a member of the prestigious NCAA Volleyball Committee. Pam's official service with the Sports Commission began in 1999 when she became a member of our Inland Northwest Sports Hall of Fame committee. She joined the Board of Directors in May of 2000 and began serving on the Sports Awards Luncheon committee the following year.


Board Members

Bill Maxey, Vice-Chair
Maxey Law Offices

Brooke Baker Spink
Baker Construction

Mark Casey
Mullin, Cronin, Casey & Blair, P.S.

Lynnelle Caudill
The Davenport Hotel & Tower

Kara Bell
City of Spokane

Steven Jones
Eymann, Allison, Hunter, Jones, P.S.

Doug Kelley
Avista Corporation

Bob Minnix
Washington State University

Judge Jim Murphy
Judicial Mediation Group

Cajer Neely

Dave Pier
Brett Sports and Entertainment

Barb Richey
Spokane Teachers Credit Union

Herb Rotchford
Spokane Public Schools

Rita Santillanes
Best Western Peppertree Inns

Bryn West
River Park Square

Pam Parks, Board Chair, with Eric Sawyer, CEO/President