Community and Technical Colleges, State Board for

Governs and oversees the state's community and technical college system. The Board prepares and submits to Governor the budget for community and technical college system, and disburses funds to the 30 colleges. They also establish standards for staffing, financial procedures, curriculum, and degree and admission policies.
Board Website
Policy AreaEducation
Governor Appointments9
Total Board Positions9
Statutory AuthorityRCW 28B.50.050
Public Disclosure Required?Yes
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
Term Length (years)4
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: consist of nine members who represent the geographic diversity of the state, and who shall be appointed by the governor, with the consent of the senate. At least two members shall reside east of the Cascade mountains. In making these appointments, the governor shall attempt to provide geographic balance and give consideration to representing labor, business, women, and racial and ethnic minorities, among the membership of the board. At least one member of the board shall be from business and at least one member of the board shall be from labor.