Snohomish County, Delegation of Economic Development Professionals, to Attend Paris Air Show, Showcasing World-Class Aerospace Industry and Expanding Business Interests

5 Jun 2023


Snohomish County, Washington, June 5, 2023 – A delegation of economic development professionals from Snohomish County will attend the prestigious Paris Air Show, reinforcing the region's position as a global leader in the aerospace industry. The delegation aims to engage with new businesses, celebrate the accomplishments of existing companies, and forge strategic partnerships to fuel the growth and success of the Snohomish County aerospace ecosystem. 

The delegation from Snohomish County attending the Paris Air Show includes: 

  • Honorable Cassie Franklin, Mayor of the City of Everett 
  • Honorable Julio Cortez, Washington State House of Representatives 
  • Honorable Sam Low, Washington State House of Representatives 
  • Garry Clark, CEO and President, Economic Alliance Snohomish County 
  • Wendy Poischbeg, Vice President of Economic Development, Economic Alliance Snohomish County 
  • Joshua Marcy, Director, Paine Field Airport 
  • Terry Ryan, Snohomish County Director, Aerospace Economic Development  
  • Dan Eernissee, Director of Economic Development, City of Everett 

“I’m so proud to be representing our growing and thriving aerospace businesses at the Paris Air Show,” said Cassie Franklin, mayor of the City of Everett. “Everett is a hub for innovation and excellence and the home of many leading aerospace companies. Our skilled workforce, high-quality education system and robust supply chain make Everett the ideal location for aerospace business expansion and investment. I’m committed to supporting our local aerospace industry and look forward to showcasing our city’s strength as part of Snohomish County’s delegation.” 

Garry Clark, CEO and President of Economic Alliance Snohomish County, stated, "The Snohomish County delegation's presence at the Paris Air Show reflects our unwavering dedication to fostering economic development in the aerospace sector. With influential players like the Boeing Company, magniX, ZeroAvia, and Eviation, Snohomish County offers unparalleled opportunities for industry advancement. Additionally, the recently announced Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) R&D Center at Paine Field demonstrates our commitment to sustainability and innovation, further enhancing our region's reputation as a global leader in aerospace.” 

Councilman Sam Low shared, “The Paris Air Show provides an exceptional platform to celebrate the accomplishments of our local aerospace companies while collaborating on strategies to retain their business. Together, we will continue to drive innovation, create jobs, and solidify our position as a world-class aerospace hub." 

The Snohomish County delegation will attend the Paris Air Show from June 18 -25th at the Paris–Le Bourget Airport in France. For more information about Snohomish County's aerospace industry and economic development initiatives, please visit

About Economic Alliance Snohomish County

Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with members from the public and private sectors and is designated by the State and Snohomish County as the county economic development authority. As such, it generates and advocates for smart economic policy and strategies, grow living wage jobs, and expand the economy through business expansion and attraction. EASC also hosts business services from the SBA and other federal and state agencies to deliver business services to local businesses.

For more information, please contact:

Raechel Morera
Communications & Brand Manager
Economic Alliance Snohomish County