L&I local service offices in Washington State.

Program and Technical Assistance

Chief Elevator Inspector: Gerald Brown

Gerald.Brown@Lni.wa.gov / 360-999-0592 / Monday – Thursday

Elevator Operations Manager: Candace Lau

Candace.Lau@Lni.wa.gov / 360-951-7740 / Tuesday – Friday

Schedule an inspection

To schedule an inspection, contact the elevator inspector in your region. If you are unsure of who your inspector is or you don't see their information, please reach out to the field supervisor for that area. Regions are broken down by county. The cities of Seattle and Spokane conduct their own inspections. To report an accident that happened on a conveyance, please contact that area’s field supervisor.

Statewide virtual residential stairchair and vertical platform lift inspections

Supervisor: Gerald Brown

 For virtual residential stairchair and vertical platform lift inspections

Regions 1, 3, 5, and 6

Field Supervisor:

Region 1: Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom Counties

Region 3: Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap, Pierce Counties

Region 5: Adams, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Franklin, Grant, Kittitas, Okanogan, Yakima, Walla Walla Counties

Region 6: Adams, Asotin, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Spokane, Walla Walla, Whitman Counties

Region 2 and 4

Field Supervisor:

Region 2: King County

Region 4: Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Klickitat, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Skamania, Thurston, Wahkiakum Counties

City inspections


Jason Howerton City of Seattle Conveyance Chief
Phone: 206-512-7094
Email: Jason.Howerton@seattle.gov

Jan Gould, City of Seattle Codes & Regulation Specialist 
Phone: 206-396-0219
Email: jan.gould@seattle.gov

Elana Campbell, Supervisor
Phone: 206-684-8457
Email: elana.campbell@seattle.gov


John Kennedy, Elevator Inspector - North
Phone: 509-625-6182
Email: jkennedy@spokanecity.org

Duane Leopard, Elevator Inspector – South
Phone: 509-625-6129
Email: dleopard@spokanecity.org