Opportunity Scholarship Board

Identifies eligible education and training programs for purposes of the opportunity scholarship, selects institutions of higher education to receive opportunity expansion awards, and makes recommendations with respect to funding sources for opportunity expansion awards. With the program administrator, the Board must set annual fund raising goals and solicit funds.
Board Websitehttp://www.waopportunityscholarship.org/about/board-of-directors
Policy AreaEducation
Governor Appointments11
Total Board Positions11
Statutory AuthorityRCW 28B.145.020
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
Term Length (years)4
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: With respect to two of these appointments, the Governor is to consider names from a list provided by the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate. Four of the persons appointed by the Governor are to be selected from a list of nominees provided by the private sector donors to the Opportunity Scholarship and Opportunity Expansion programs. Upon request, the Governor may request that the donors submit an additional list or lists. The members shall elect the Chair.