Cascadia IT Conference Committees


A workshop takes a lot of people a lot of time and effort.  We are looking for volunteers to help with preparation and planning as well as day-of operations. 

Want to volunteer for an hour or a day or a committee slot?  Great!  Email the conference volunteer coordinators at to volunteer or for more information.

Co-Chairs -

Lee Damon


Anjanette Young

UW Libraries

LOPSA Representative

William Bilancio

content Committee -

Aka “Program Committee” - selects the talks, panels, and other presentations for Saturday’s technical sessions.

Lee Damon (co-chair) - UW EE

Anjanette Young (co-chair) - UW Libraries

Leon Towns-von Stauber - Intelius

Scott Humphreys - Silicon Mechanics

Ian Dotson - UW Libraries

Training Committee -

Select and organize the training/tutorial offerings.

Lee Damon (chair) - UW EE

William Bilancio - Chair, LOPSA education committee

Lodging & transportation Committee -

Helps people find lodging and understand transportation options for the conference.

Carl G. Riches - UW  Biostatistics

James Affeld

Marketing Committee -

Makes sure everyone knows about the conference.

Paul English - 3TIER

Benjamin Krueger

Running Committee

(day-of operations)

Handles check-in, finds easels, responsible for day-of logistics on site.

Scott McDermott - King County Library System

Scott Humphreys - Silicon Mechanics

Looking for more volunteers

Social Committee -

Suggests venues and activities for after-hours socializing.

Ian Dotson - UW Libraries

Paul English - 3TIER

Sponsorship Committee -

Solicits and organizes sponsorships.

Ski Kacoroski (chair)

Jeff Silverman - F5

Benjamin Krueger

Conference Logo

Dan Keil


Activity Headquarters


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