Board & Commission Profiles

Below you will find detailed information on each state board and commission to which Gov. Inslee has appointment authority. Click below to view the boards -- these profiles will provide you with the detailed information about each board, including board members. You can also view all recently appointed board members.

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Public Safety Review Panel

Assesses and advises the Secretary of Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) and to the courts with respect to public safety related to the proposed Conditional Release or Final Discharge of patients found not guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI) committed to Western State Hospital (WSH) or Eastern State Hospital (ESH). The Panel provides advice regarding all recommendations for a change in commitment status, to allow furloughs or temporary leaves accompanied by staff, or to permit movement about the grounds of the treatment facility, with or without the accompaniment of staff.
Board Website
Policy AreaHealth
Governor Appointments7
Total Board Positions8
Statutory AuthorityRCW 10.77.270
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
CompensationTravel reimbursement
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: The members of the public safety review panel shall include the following: a psychiatrist; a licensed clinical psychologist; a representative of the department of corrections; a prosecutor or a representative of a prosecutor's association; a representative of law enforcement or a law enforcement association; a consumer and family advocate representative; and a public defender or a representative of a defender's association.