African American Affairs, Commission on

Examines and defines issues pertaining to the rights and needs of African-Americans, and makes recommendations to the Governor, the Legislature, and State Agencies for changes in programs and laws.
Board Website
Policy AreaGeneral Government
Governor Appointments9
Total Board Positions9
Statutory AuthorityRCW 43.113.020
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
CompensationReimbursed Travel Expenses
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: Balanced representation based on African-American population distribution within the state, geographic considerations, gender, age, and occupation. No member may serve more than two full consecutive terms.