Transportation Commission

Provides oversight to ensure the Department delivers quality transportation facilities and establishes policy for the Department of Transportation. The Commission also serves as the Board of Directors to the Department of Transportation.
Board Website
Policy AreaTransportation and Economic Development
Governor Appointments7
Total Board Positions7
Statutory AuthorityRCW 47.01.051
Public Disclosure Required?Yes
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
CompensationReimbursement and $100 per day
Term Length (years)6
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: The governor appoints seven members; four members of the commission shall reside in the western part of the state and three members shall reside in the eastern part of the state as divided north and south by the summit of the Cascade mountains. No more than two members of the commission shall reside in the same county. No elective state official, state officer or state employee shall be a member of the commission. No member shall be appointed for more than two consecutive terms.