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The Communications Committee focuses on building and sustaining our sense of community by disseminating news, information and resources to members through the web site, e-Alerts, Facebook and a network of dock representatives.

Chair: Sarah Morlidge (Website, Email, FB) assisted by Office Manager Jann McFarland

Community Building and Events

The mission of this committee is to foster a connected community within the floating home community; to encourage open communication between the FHA, docks and membership; and to organize events that foster community and provide opportunities for fun and friendship. They are also responsible for organizing/planning/implementing the bi-annual FHA tour of floating homes.

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Tour Committee Chair:  Tour Committee Members: 


The FHA Environmental Committee’s mission is to protect and preserve our water backyard thru education, example, and activities that foster environmental stewardship.

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Chair: Karen Mooney



Monitors legislative and political environment on all levels, from State to neighborhoods, for issues that might impact the Floating Homes Community.

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History & Archiving

Chair: Courtney Cooper Members: 


Chair: Courtney Cooper and Molly Cartwright


Safety and Security

Oversees activities that enhance our well-being around the Lake and Portage Bay. Fosters relationships with local police and fire departments. Manages the Dock Watch.

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Membership Development

Responsible for recruiting new members

Chair: Elliot Wolf Members:

Join a Committee!

If you are a houseboat owner or renter you are eligible to join a committee! Please email the chair of the committee you are interested in joining or email

The Seattle FHA Board welcomes the suggestions of its members. If you have an idea or concern that you’d like us to address, please send an email to the appropriate standing committee chair noted above or send an email to