Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capital Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington 98504

Note: All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.

9:30 AM - I. Citizen Comments/Concerns | Commissioner Comments/Concerns | Minutes

Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of March 26, 2015

Special Meeting Minutes of April 9, 2015

Presenter - Chair Degginger

9:35 AM - IV. Legislative/Budget Report

Presenter - Andrea McNamara Doyle

9:45 AM - V. Strategic Plan Item: Alternative Responses to Non-Compliance

Strategic Plan Item: Alternative Responses to Non-Compliance

  • Update on Stakeholder Outreach Efforts
  • Continued Discussion of Possible Rulemaking and Other Options

Presenters - Tony Perkins

10:15 AM - VI. Reporting Modifications


Renewals with change

Renewals with no change

10:35 AM - Break
10:45 AM - VII. Staff Reports
  • Executive Director
  • Chief Information Technology Officer
  • Assistant Director; Communications and Outreach
  • Compliance and Enforcement

Presenters - Andrea McNamara Doyle; James Gutholm; Tony Perkins

11:00 AM - VIII. Executive Director Recruitment
  • Consideration of Vendor Responses To Work Request
  • Continued Discussion of Process and Schedule for Recruitment

Presenter - Chair Degginger

12:00 PM - Executive Session/Working Lunch

Discussion of pending and potential litigation with legal counsel. Possible action regarding pending litigation following the executive session.

1:00 PM - Adjourn

The Commission may deliberate in closed session on any enforcement matter on this agenda, or any matters listed in RCW 42.30.140.

Meeting Summary

April 23, 2015, Volume 15 Issue No 4

Grant Degginger, Chair

Katrina Asay, Vice Chair

Amit Ranade, Member

John Bridges, Member

Anne Levinson, Member

Executive Director Recruitment 

The Commission finalized plans for soliciting a vendor to perform the executive director search and updating the position description.

Rule Making

The Commission continued its discussion regarding establishing alternatives to adjudication for resolving complaints.  Staff shared the results of Commission-requested stakeholder engagement and outlined for the Commission future, potential rule making.

Reporting Modifications 

Personal Financial Statement (F-1) reporting modifications were granted to:

Johanna Bender, King County District Court Judge, from disclosing the address or other location identifiers for her personal residence (property value and mortgage details have been disclosed);

Kenneth Rogers, candidate for Port of Seattle, from disclosing business and governmental customers of Delta Airlines, Inc., for which he is a shareholder-elected member of the board of directors and an employee; and

Sandrea Tarzwell, Shelton School District Director, from disclosing business customers that paid $12,000 or more during 2014 to Alpha Test Corporation of which her spouse is president..

Personal Financial Statement (F-1) reporting modifications were renewed for:

William Ayer, University of Washington regent,

Gretchen Adams, Tacoma Community College trustee,

Kristianne Blake, University of Washington regent,

John Chun, King County Superior Court judge,

Bruce Dammeier, Senator, 25th Legislative District,

Marc Daudon, Energy Northwest Executive Board member,

Theresa Doyle, King County Superior Court judge,

Bradley Maxa, Court of Appeals, Division II judge,

Leila Mills, Kitsap County Superior Court judge,

Lisa O’Toole, King County District Court, NE Division judge,

Charles Quentin Powers, Edmonds Community College trustee,

Amit Ranade, Public Disclosure Commission member,

Rodney Reid, Port of Whitman commissioner,

Rebecca Robertson, Federal Way Municipal Court judge,

Palmer Robinson, King County Superior Court judge,

Roger Rogoff, King County Superior Court judge,

Orin Smith, University of Washington regent

Claire Sussman, Pierce County District Court judge,

Lucinda Whaley, WA St Parks & Rec Commission member,

Robert Whaley, Eastern Washington University trustee,

Nancy Whitten, City of Sammamish council member,

Kalo Wilcox, Thurston County District Court judge, and

Matthew Williams, King County District Court, SE Division judge.

The Commission meeting materials can be found at under Commission Meetings. For additional information concerning these issues contact Lori Anderson, Communications & Training Officer, at (360) 664-2737, toll free 1-877-601-2828 or e-mail at

The next regular meeting of the Public Disclosure Commission is tentatively scheduled for May 28, 2015.

Meeting Minutes