Pioneer Association of the State of Washington

Who we Are and What we Do

We are followers of Washington State Pioneers devoted to preserving their legacy in the form of a museum of artifacts and genealogical records.
Our objectives are:
Promotion of historical, literary, and social intercourse among its members; and, to record and
publish such facts with brief biographical sketches of pioneers for the information of
future generations.*
       *Excerpts from the Agreement of Intention to form a corporation, dated 28-August 1895
Today, we maintain Pioneer Hall and the collections within. We need help in documenting the lives
of early residents. Contact the Historian for information.

Operating Year: May 2024 - April 2025

Board Member (Term ends 2024): Mark Kellogg Plunkett
Board Member (Term ends 2024): David Brazier
Board Member (Term ends 2024): Lea Kathleen Stimson
Board Member (Term ends 2025): Randy Riddell Sleight
Board Member (Term ends 2025): Jane M Mortell
Board Member (Term ends 2025): Roy B Pettus
Board Member (Term ends 2026): R. Alan Murray
Board Member (Term ends 2026): Stephanie Meredith Smith
Board Member (Term Ends 2026): Carol A Whipple
Emeritus Board Member: Junius Rochester
President: Steven D. Ellersick
VP - Programs: Sally Ann Irvine
VP - Membership: Curtis C. Hoffman
Secretary: Jeff Evan Rodgers
Treasurer: Curtis C. Hoffman
Historian: Liz Blaszczak
Newsletter Editor: Vacant
Facebook Administrator: Steven D. Ellersick
ENS Webmaster: Curtis C. Hoffman

Pioneer Hall & Meeting Info

We invite you to visit Pioneer Hall at no charge during any Open House -- please see the Events Page for details. Special tours are available upon request and staff availability.
Pioneer Hall is located on King County Metro Route #11.  From downtown Seattle, travel 30 minutes over Capitol Hill, then down to the waterfront at Madison Park.  The bus stop on 43rd Avenue at Blaine Street is just a few feet from our front door.
The Annual Membership meeting and salmon bake is held in June, while General Membership meetings occur in March and October, all at Pioneer Hall. Kindly view the Events Page for details.