Children, Youth and Families Oversight Board, Department of
The Ombuds shall establish the oversight board for children, youth, and families. The board is authorized for the purpose of monitoring and ensuring that the department of children, youth, and families achieves the stated outcomes of chapter 6, Laws of 2017 3rd sp. sess., and complies with administrative acts, relevant statutes, rules, and policies pertaining to early learning, juvenile rehabilitation, juvenile justice, and children and family services.
|Policy Area||Human Services|
|Total Board Positions||18|
|Statutory Authority||RCW 43.216.015|
|Public Disclosure Required?||No|
|Senate Confirmation Required?||No|
|Compensation||Travel Expense Reimbursement in Accordance with RCW 43.03.050 & 43.03.060|
|Term Length (years)||4|
|Statutory Term Limits||None.|
Member Requirements: The senate members of the board shall be appointed by the leaders of the two major caucuses of the Senate. The House of Representatives members of the board shall be appointed by the leaders of the two major caucuses of the House of Representatives. The remaining board members shall be nominated by the governor, subject to the approval of the appointed legislators by majority vote.