PNWA announces Anthony Peña as new Government Relations Manager

July 2022

PNWA is pleased to announce that Anthony Peña has been selected as the association’s new Government Relations Manager.

Anthony joined the team on Tuesday, September 6th and brings significant federal and regional experience, as well a strong understanding of many issues and projects in PNWA’s portfolio. For over two years, Anthony served as U.S. Senator Patty Murray’s Southwest Washington Representative and Outreach Director. Prior to that, Anthony worked for Washington State Senator Annette Cleveland, and as a Labor and Political Organizer for Working America AFL-CIO for three years.

Anthony earned a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Eastern Washington University, where he also served as President of the Association of Student Planners. He is also a graduate of the Institute for a Democratic Future, and has a strong record of civic engagement and volunteerism in his community.

PNWA is very excited to welcome Anthony, and looks forward to introducing him to PNWA’s members and colleagues at our Annual Convention in Vancouver this October.

You can reach Anthony at