David Hoffman, Executive Director
David Hoffman joined Sound Cities Association as a Executive Director in November 2022. Prior to joining SCA, Hoffman served as Local Government Affairs and Public Policy Manager for Puget Sound Energy. Hoffman’s community involvement includes with the Greater Renton Chamber of Commerce, the East King Chambers Legislative Coalition, and the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce among other local organizations. Hoffman lives in Renton and graduated from Central Washington University.
Brian Parry, Policy Director
Brian Parry joined Sound Cities Association as a Senior Policy Analyst in November 2016. Brian was born and raised in the Puget Sound and graduated from the University of Washington in 2001 with a degree in History and Political Science. Prior to joining Sound Cities Association, Brian worked for Snohomish County government where he worked with the County Executive and Council to develop and implement policies related to growth management, transportation, utilities, energy and sustainability, housing, and workforce development. Brian has served as representative on a variety of local policy committees, including the Snohomish County Workforce Development Council, the Conservation Futures Advisory Board, and the Brightwater Air Quality Advisory Board. Before joining Snohomish County, Brian worked in government affairs at the state and local level and also as a legislative analyst in the Washington State Senate.
Leah Willoughby, Chief Operating Officer
Leah Willoughby joined Sound Cities Association as Administrative Services Manager in May, 2019. Leah is originally from Columbus, Ohio. Prior to working at SCA, she worked for the College Success Foundation in Bellevue, where she served as Operations Manager. Leah has a B.A. in English, a Masters Degree in Professional Writing, and a Certificate in Grant Writing and Nonprofit Management.
Andie Parnell, Policy Analyst
Andie joined SCA as Policy Analyst in October 2023. Andie comes to SCA most recently from the Washington State Legislature, Senate Committee Services, where she served as Session Council. She also brings with her experience working as a Research Fellow for The National Agricultural Law Center, as a Legal Intern for the Environmental Working Group and for the Environmental Protection Agency, and as a Summer Law Clerk for the Washington County State’s Attorney’s Office. She holds a Juris Doctor from the Vermont Law and Graduate School and a Master of Public Service and Administration from Texas A&M University.
Jasleen Kaur, Administrative Assistant
Jasleen joined Sound Cities Association as Administrative Assistant in September 2022. She brings to SCA fourteen years of experience in Human Resources and Administration, including previous work as Human Resource Assistant for the City of Federal Way. Jasleen was born and raised in New Delhi, India. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Delhi University, India; a master’s degree in Human Resources from Sikkim University, India; and a degree in Sound Recording and Radio Production from AAFT.