Vincent Barthels

Statement of Candidacy for Vincent Barthels

Vincent is a lifelong resident of Cheney. For the past 23 years, Vincent has been working as an environmental consultant in the Spokane area. Currently, Vincent is the Environmental Services Manager and a Partner at Ardurra, a private civil engineering firm. 

Prior to being appointed to City Council in February of 2019, Vincent served the past eight years on the Cheney Planning Commission and the last five years as its Chair. Vincent is fiscally responsible and passionate about public health and safety, sustainable infill growth, expanding regional economic partnerships, and preserving the potable water supply for generations to come. 

Elected Experience

Current City of Cheney Council Member Position 2 (2019-2023); Chairman of the Public Safety Committee; Public Works Subcommittee Member; and, Planning Commission Council Liaison


B.S. in Environmental Biology (1999) and Master’s Degree in Public Administration (2010), both from Eastern Washington University. 

Community Service

Completed AmeriCorps Program at Turnbull NWR; Water Conservancy Technical Advisory Group Member; Board of Adjustment; City of Cheney Planning Commission (Chair from 2014-2018); and, Youth Sports Coach (2010-2020). 

Other Professional Experience

Environmental Services Manager for T-O Engineers an Ardurra Company; Senior Biologist / Project Manager.  Over 23 years of experience as an environmental consultant in the Spokane Region.

Contact Info for Vincent Barthels

Cell – 509-951-9564

119 N 6th Street, Cheney, WA 99004