Ferries Conference 2023 is produced by Colibri Northwest.


Hear and meet these industry leaders on October 3, 2023.

Stephanie Bowman

Washington State Dept. of Commerce

bio coming soon

Amanda Wyma-Bradley

US Senator Patty Murray

Amanda Wyma-Bradley is a senior policy advisor on transportation issues for US Senator Patty Murray. Amanda has worked on Capitol Hill for several years overseeing a broad portfolio of issues. Prior to her legislative work in Senator Murray’s office Amanda worked as an assistant for US Representative Adam Smith (WA-09).

Amanda is originally from Washington State and holds a Master of Public Policy (MPP) from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from Seattle Pacific University.

Ray Bucheger

FBB Federal Relations

bio coming soon

Stacey Crashaw-Lewis

Pacifica Law Group

Stacey Crawshaw-Lewis is a partner at Pacifica Law Group, and serves as bond counsel to municipalities, state agencies and other issuers in financing a wide range of community and regional projects. She is frequently retained to advise county, city, and other municipal clients on the range of revenue options available under federal and state law, including for financing passenger ferry and other transit facilities. Stacey has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in Public Finance Law for more than 10 years, including selection as Lawyer of the Year in Public Finance Law in Seattle for 2017. She has served on the board of directors for the National Association of Bond Lawyers. Stacey was awarded the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) 2020 Carlson Prize for her work as the lead author of the article “Practical Considerations in Electronic Disclosure by State and Municipal Bond Issuers” that was published in the 2020 Spring issue of The Bond Lawyer and the 2019 Fall edition of the Municipal Finance Journal. Stacey graduated from Brown University, magna cum laude, including a general course at the London School of Economics, and received her JD from the University of Washington, JD, with high honors, Order of the Coif (Washington Law Review, Managing Editor, Judge Lawless Award).

Peter Philips

President – Colibri Northwest

Peter and his team work with transit agencies, municipal administrators, elected officials and associations to develop policy, communicate policy to stakeholders and successfully implement public policy in the field. Areas of particular expertise include marine transit policy, industrial and urban land use, print communications and public relations. Peter has 35 years of experience in maritime publishing, conference production, industrial and marine lands policy, and advocacy for the maritime and commercial fishing industries. From 1999-2020 Peter was President of Philips Publishing Group and publisher of Fishermen’s News, Foghorn and Pacific Maritime Magazine, monthly magazines for the commercial fishing, marine transit, and maritime transportation industries.

We are still building our speakers list. Know a great speaker? Let us know.