Karen's last day at CRAB was June 30, 2021. She joined the staff in 1992, and served as the Executive Assistant for most of those years. Karen plans to spend time travelling with her husband Steve Hillesland, and quilting in her "Mom Cave". We wish Karen all the best in the future!


Snohomish County Engineer Doug McCormick, PE, was recently appointed to the CRABoard. His term began July 1, 2021 and will expire on June 30, 2024. Doug has worked for Snohomish County for 31 years after five years with WSDOT, where he spent time in construction of I-90 across Mercer Island before joining a Design Office in the NW Region.  He joined Snohomish County in July of 1990 in the design group.  Over the years Doug was promoted to supervisor, Public Works Manager and Division Director before becoming the Public Works Deputy Director/County Engineer in July of 2017. … Read more


Jane Wall and Jason Bergquist joined CRAB on June 1. Jane is the new Executive Director, and Jason will serve as her Executive Assistant.

Prior to joining CRAB, Jane served as the Managing Director to the Washington State Association of County Engineers. There she advocated on transportation and public works policy. Jane has also worked in government relations for the Association of Washington Cities, the Council of Presidents, and several public higher education institutions in Washington State. Jane holds a M.A. in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College and a B.A… Read more