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2022 Big Tent Legislative Celebration - Shared screen with speaker view
Brit Kramer, CAE
27:52
Welcome everyone!!
James Moschella (he/him), Big Tent VP
28:10
Thanks for joining us tonight! We will get started shortly.
Owen Rowe
29:30
Good evening all...great to be here to celebrate outdoor recreation in Washington! Owen Rowe, Governmental Affairs Director- State Parks
Brit Kramer, CAE
29:34
Brit Kramer, Big Tent Outdoor Recreation Coalition - today I saw a flamingo
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
29:34
Christine Mahler, WWRC. Favorite animal I encounter in teh outdoors is my dog, Tahoma!!!
Byron Stuck
29:50
Byron Stuck, Northwest Motorcycle Ass’n, Dog/Mini Aussie!
Owen Rowe
29:57
Humpback whale cruised right next to me in a small skiff in AK!
Rob Sendak
30:03
Rob Sendak Big Tent Board Member since 2017 … My day job is the Boating Programs Manager @ Washington State Parks
Gabrielle Abbott, DNR (she/her)
30:08
Gabrielle Abbott, DNR, bobcat in AZ!
Rob Sendak
30:10
POLAR BEAR
Julie Gilling, DNR (she/her)
30:14
Julie Gilling, DNR. Favorite animal that I've encountered in-person is the black bear
Betsy Robblee (she/her), Big Tent President
30:28
I'm so jealous of your moose, James! Betsy Robblee, The Mountaineers, and probably a sloth in Costa Rica last November :)
Ted Jackson
30:49
Ted Jackson w/ WA ATV Association - Cougars
Steve Tharinger
30:49
State Rep. Steve Tharinger - Orca
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
31:09
Andrea Imler, WTA -- I can't choose which animal...but I'm going with grizzly (not in WA)
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
33:49
I'm pretty sure Jon has that tatoo!
Jon Snyder
36:11
The only tattoo I have is my wedding ring
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
37:54
All of the above!
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
38:15
which outdoor schools do too!!
Rob Sendak
38:44
All of the above … and wearing life jackets on canoes/kayaks and SUPS!!!!! REP RYU!!!!!
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
39:07
also, what about pickleball? I know that's Owen's favorite bill right now
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
39:21
I thought it was the state dino
Reco Bembry
39:31
LOL
Owen Rowe
39:32
Ha ha...thanks Christine...still smarting here with the loss of the State Dinosaur
Rob Sendak
39:42
What happened to the State Dino bill?
Owen Rowe
39:51
Didn't make cutoff
Cindy Ryu
41:24
We simply ran out of time on many fine policy bills.
Owen Rowe
41:56
We will see what we can do next session Rep. Ryu!
Cindy Ryu
42:33
Yes, definitely planning on 2023 being another big year for outdoor recreation.
Betsy Robblee (she/her), Big Tent President
42:50
Might be my favorite district, Rep Steele!
Owen Rowe
45:44
Love the long distance urban trails in your district Rep. Boehnke!
Matt Boehnke
46:11
Thanks Owen! We do too!
James Moschella (he/him), Big Tent VP
46:20
https://images.seattletimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/02072022_elephant-seal-pup01_121847.jpg?d=780x520
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
47:16
20 minutes
Byron Stuck
47:16
28 minutes
Jon Snyder
47:22
18 min
Owen Rowe
47:22
45 minutes
Brit Kramer, CAE
47:23
33 minutes
Brock Milliern
47:24
17 minutes
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
47:24
59 minutes
Steve Tharinger
47:24
45min
Matt Boehnke
47:26
35 min
Julie Gilling, DNR (she/her)
47:27
8 minutes
Cindy Ryu
47:28
100 minutes
Reco Bembry
47:34
20 min
Betsy Robblee (she/her), Big Tent President
47:59
Woohoo Rep Ryu!
Reco Bembry
48:01
WOW! great job
Owen Rowe
48:14
The pup was born at Bowman Bay at Deception Pass State Park!
Brit Kramer, CAE
48:24
adorable
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
48:26
Love Bowman Bay!
Brock Milliern
48:37
Raspberries
Byron Stuck
48:38
hops
Cindy Ryu
48:40
raspberries
Matt Boehnke
48:40
Hops
Mike Steele
48:42
hops
Brock Milliern
48:52
cranberries
Steve Tharinger
48:52
grapes
Jon Snyder
48:53
blueberries
Mike Steele
48:58
grapes
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
49:07
I remembered the question... but clearly not the answer
Reco Bembry
49:16
LOL
Cindy Ryu
49:19
I'm the Drews Blueberry Farm Queen at age 15
Cindy Ryu
49:30
My brothers voted for me.
Owen Rowe
49:59
Picture please!!
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
50:02
I'm just impressed your brothers voted for you, Rep Ryu! My sisters would have definitely voted for ANYONE else! 🤣
Matt Boehnke
50:13
yes, congratulations!
Cindy Ryu
50:32
Clarification: My younger brothers. My older brother may not have.
Reco Bembry
50:40
LOL
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
51:26
🤑🤑🤑🤑
Jon Snyder
53:03
10-4
Cindy Ryu
56:22
My money's on Commissioner Franz
Reco Bembry
56:36
Go FRANZ
Mike Steele
56:56
Come on Rep. Ryu! I may be a pickle ball champ!
Hilary Franz
57:32
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR ALL YOU DO! YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING!! AND THANK YOU LEGISLATORS FOR YOUR TIRELESS WORK. AND INVITE YOU TO JOIN REP. STEELE AND I ON THE PICKLE BALL COURT
Matt Boehnke
57:37
I got your back Rep Steele! As long as you buy the wine!
Steve Tharinger
57:39
don't count Steele out
Mike Steele
57:54
LOL! Franz I am ready!
Owen Rowe
57:56
They don't call him Rep. STEELE for nothing!
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
58:24
I'm pretty sure the Winthrop Rink in the 12th is used for pickleball in the summer, so Rep Steele has great practice courts!!!
Hilary Franz
58:47
Franz + Steele Team ready to take on anyone who wants to join.
Brit Kramer, CAE
01:00:27
Go team!
Brit Kramer, CAE
01:00:34
Thanks Jon
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
01:01:19
That is COMMITMENT
Hilary Franz
01:01:34
Playing pickle ball in Chelan in freezer.
Betsy Robblee (she/her), Big Tent President
01:01:59
that looks cold!!
Matt Boehnke
01:02:34
We have lots of sun in the TriCities
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
01:03:52
🪵🤛
Owen Rowe
01:05:36
I'll help with hints
Brock Milliern
01:05:38
Mt spokane
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
01:05:46
Brock beat me to it!
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
01:06:17
(WWRP has added to those acres, I do believe!)
Owen Rowe
01:06:21
I need to get out there to do some cross-country skiing! 67km of trails there!
Reco Bembry
01:06:23
Good job Brock
Matt Boehnke
01:06:25
I worked at Mt Spokane during college
Owen Rowe
01:06:31
Darn session always makes winter rec hard
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
01:07:01
it looks like Andrea knows but is restraining herself
Brit Kramer, CAE
01:07:03
name a park?
Steve Tharinger
01:07:05
Created the park system
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
01:07:21
I feel like I've heard this before but James did not give me the answers in advance. ;)
Cindy Ryu
01:07:45
Parks Department?
Ted Jackson
01:07:45
something to do with Mt Rainer
Brit Kramer, CAE
01:07:46
fund a park
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
01:08:06
established RCO
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
01:08:17
state parks?
Brit Kramer, CAE
01:08:43
That's a big deal
Betsy Robblee (she/her), Big Tent President
01:08:49
good one James!
Reco Bembry
01:08:52
WOW that's great
Mike Steele
01:09:20
Thank you all so much! I have to jump off! I appreciate all of your work!
Cindy Ryu
01:09:49
We started this morning at 7 a.m. with the Outdoor Caucus
Brit Kramer, CAE
01:10:14
I appreciate Jon's acknowledgment that we've built a great culture that brings us together. What we have is special making a difference.
Cindy Ryu
01:10:49
Bipartisan, Bicameral makes a big difference
Matt Boehnke
01:11:20
It sure does!
Reco Bembry
01:11:26
Appreciation to all Legislators, advocates and BIGTENT Board Members advocating for change and engagement our efforts build toward greater Access and Inclusion & Movement towards DEI.
Christine Mahler (she/her) WWRC
01:12:44
Beverly Bridge!
Rob Sendak
01:13:05
Kayaking under at the same time?
Owen Rowe
01:14:47
Thank you Betsy, Brit, and James!!!
Brock Milliern
01:14:48
Great to see everyone tonight. It's been so exciting being back in the rec and conservation world!
Andrea Imler - Washington Trails Association (she/her)
01:14:51
Thank you!
Rob Sendak
01:14:52
Thank you Big Tent President Robblee
Reco Bembry
01:14:54
Thank you from all the young people and families locked into urban setting and out of natural spaces - we appreciate the movement towards access
Matt Boehnke
01:14:56
Thanks everyone
Julie Gilling, DNR (she/her)
01:14:57
Thank you!!