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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Boards and Commissions

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Independent Living Council, State

Develops, signs, and submits the State Plan for Independent Living jointly with DSHS and Health Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Department of Services for the Blind. The Council also monitors and evaluates the implementation of the State Plan. They coordinate activities with the State Rehabilitation Council, the State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind, and other councils that address the needs of disability population.
Board Websitehttps://www.wasilc.org/council
Policy AreaHuman Services
Governor Appointments11
Total Board Positions11
Statutory AuthorityExecutive Order 04-05
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
Compensation
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: At least one director of a center for independent living chosen by the directors of centers for independent living within the state. At least one representative of directors of any vocational rehabitation services projects organized by Indian tribes on reservations in Washington and Rehabilitation Act funding. Other representative from center for independent living, parent and guardians for individuals with disabilities, advocates, private business, service providers for individuals with disabilities, and other appropriate individuals. Ex-officio members are representative from state units of DSHS Health Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Department of Services for the Blind and other state agencies providing services for individuals with disabilities.

Indeterminate Sentence Review Board

Determines duration of confinement and parole release of felony offenders who committed crimes before July 1st, 1984 and a select group of sex offenders who have committed offenses after August 31st, 2001. The ISRB is merged with the Department of Corrections and staff supports the Board by providing case analysis, maintaining offender records and provide administrative assistance to the Chair and the Board Members.
Board Websitehttps://www.doc.wa.gov/corrections/isrb/board-members.htm
Policy AreaPublic Safety
Governor Appointments5
Total Board Positions5
Statutory AuthorityRCW 9.95.003
Public Disclosure Required?Yes
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
CompensationSalaried
Term Length (years)5
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: None specified by law.

Industrial Insurance Appeals, Board of

Hears appeals from decisions made by the Department of Labor and Industries in several areas such as the Industrial Insurance (worker's compensation), safety citations under the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), and Employer Premium (tax assessments and classifications). The Board members issue the final decision in every dispute appealed to the agency and act as managers of the agency itself.
Board Websitehttp://www.biia.wa.gov/AboutBIIA.html
Policy AreaLabor
Governor Appointments3
Total Board Positions3
Statutory AuthorityRCW 51.52.010
Public Disclosure Required?Yes
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
CompensationSalaried
Term Length (years)6
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: Chair is an attorney, appointed from a mutually agreed to list of not less than three active or judicial members of the Washington state bar association, submitted by Association of Washington Business and the Washington State Labor Council.

The other two members shall be business representative appointed from a list of not less than three names submitted by the Association of Washington Business, and a labor representative appointed from a list of not less than three names submitted by the Washington State Labor Council.

Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families, State Interagency Coordinating Council for

Advises and assists the Department of Early Learning and other participating agencies in implementing a collaborative and comprehensive statewide system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers who have disabilities and their families, including identifying sources of fiscal and other support for services for the early intervention programs, assigning financial responsibilities to the appropriate agency, promoting interagency agreements and providing appropriate services for children.
Board Websitehttps://www.dcyf.wa.gov/about/government-community/advisory/sicc
Policy AreaHuman Services
Governor Appointments23
Total Board Positions23
Statutory AuthorityExecutive Order 14-03
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
CompensationPer diem and child care for parent representatives
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits3 full consecutive terms
Member Requirements: Membership of the Council shall be as follows:
A. Four members shall be parents of infants, toddlers or children with disabilities aged twelve or younger. These members shall have knowledge of, or experience with, programs for infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities.
B. One member shall be a parent of an infant, toddler, or child with a disability aged six or younger. This member shall have knowledge of or experience with programs for infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities.
C. Five members shall be public or private providers of early intervention services.
D. One member shall be involved in training personnel who provide early intervention services.
E. One member shall be from the Department of Early Learning; this appointee shall be someone who has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation on behalf of the agency.
F. One member shall be from the Department of Social and Health Services; this appointee shall be someone who has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation on behalf of the agency.
G. One member shall be from the Department of Services for the Blind; this appointee shall be someone who has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation on behalf of the agency.
H. One member shall be from the Department of Health; this appointee shall be someone who has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation on behalf of the agency.
I. One member shall be from the Health Care Authority; this appointee shall be someone who has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation on behalf of the agency.
J. One member shall be a representative designated by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction who has sufficient authority to engage in policy planning and implementation on behalf of the agency.
K. One member shall be from the State Legislature.
L. One member shall be from Washington Head Start.
M. One member shall be from the Office of the Insurance Commissioner.
N. One member shall represent the Bureau of Indian Affairs or Indian Health Services.
O. One member shall represent county human services.
P. One member shall represent the military.
The Governor shall make appointments while considering the geographic representation, gender, and ethnic and cultural diversity, and a variety of delays, disabilities or diagnoses of children represented by family/parent members.

Investment Board, State

The state investment board shall exercise all the powers and perform all duties with respect to the investment of public trust and retirement funds, by Investing and reinvesting the monies of the state's trust and retirement funds.
Board Websitehttps://www.sib.wa.gov/
Policy AreaTransportation and Economic Development
Governor Appointments3
Total Board Positions15
Statutory AuthorityRCW 43.33A.020
Public Disclosure Required?Yes
Senate Confirmation Required?Yes
CompensationTravel reimbursement, ; for members who are not state employees, $50 per meeting allowance
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits
Member Requirements: A member of the public employees' retirement system who has been an active member for at least five years; a member of the law-enforcement officers' & firefighters' retirement system and has been an active member for at least five years; a member of the teachers' retirement system and has been an active member for at least five years.