Accountancy, Board of

Regulates public accounting through examinations, licensing, complaint investigation and continuing professional education. It is not funded by public tax dollars and seeks to protect the public interest while providing services such as monitoring the professional performance and ethical behavior of CPAs.
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Policy AreaTransportation and Economic Development
Governor Appointments9
Total Board Positions9
Statutory AuthorityRCW 18.04.035
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
CompensationBoard members $50/meeting PLUS 4 hours
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term LimitsNo person who has served three successive complete terms is eligible for reappointment. Appointment to fill an unexpired term is not considered a complete term.
Member Requirements: Six persons who have been licensed in this state continuously for the previous ten years. The other three members shall be public members qualified to judge whether the qualifications, activities, and professional practice of those regulated under this chapter conform with standards to protect the public interest, including one public member qualified to represent the interests of clients of individuals and firms licensed under this chapter.