Washington State Public Disclosure Commission
711 Capitol Way, Room 206 
Olympia, Washington 98504

Note that this agenda is subject to change. Please check the PDC website for the current version.

COVID 19 update: The Public Disclosure Commission Meeting will be streamed live at https://www.youtube.com/user/WASTPDC/live. Commission members and staff will join the meeting remotely.

Public comment can be submitted online at SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT

The Public Comment period is at 9:30 a.m. To provide public comment remotely during the comment period please call 1-360-522-0670 prior to the start of the meeting to obtain information on how to participate.

Note: that materials related to the public comment portion must be submitted by Tuesday, January 25th at 5 P.M. to allow for distribution to the Commission and staff for review.

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


9:30 AM Commission Chair Jarrett Opening Comments and Public Comment Period
9:45 AM Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • December 02, 2021
9:50 AM Budget Update
10:00 AM Motion Summary Judgment

PDC Case 60811 Fed Ex: Alleged violation of RCW 42.17A.345 and WAC 390-18-050 for failure to provide documents and books of account detailing the exact nature and extent of political advertising services rendered, within 24 hours of request from any person.

11:30 AM Legislative Update
  • Status of Agency Request Bill (HB 1919)
  • Summary of Other Relevant Bills
11:40 AM Rulemaking Discussion
  • Possible Adoption of Proposed Rules Regarding Digital Political Advertising Disclosure
  • Possible Adoption of Six-month Agency Rulemaking Agenda


12:00 PM Break/Executive Session

Discussion of matters allowed in executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, including but not limited to, discussion of enforcement matters and pending and potential litigation with legal counsel, and review of performance of public employees. Possible action regarding pending litigation, or other matters properly discussed during executive session, will be taken following the executive session.

1:00 PM Enforcement | F-1 and C-1
  • PDC Case 94207 -- Warren Small, former Royal School District board member. PDC staff is alleging the respondent violated RCW 42.17A.700 by failing to file the annual Personal Financial Affairs Statement (F-1) by April 15, 2021.
1:15 PM Enforcement Updates
  • Enforcement Report – Categorization and Status of Open Complaints
  • Completed Investigations and Alternative Resolutions
1:30 PM Management Team Updates
  • Executive Director Update | Peter Frey Lavallee, Executive Director
  • Deputy Director Update | Kim Bradford, Deputy Director
  • Customer Service and Filer Assistance update| Chip Beatty, Customer Service and Outreach Director
  • IT Activity Report | James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer
    • ORCA Demonstration
2:00 PM Enforcement | Request for Reconsideration (Annual F-1 and C-1 Filers)
  • 94254 Richard Whitson (annual F-1)
  • 94110 Lenett James (annual F-1)
  • 95364 Jack Philbrick (candidate C-1/F-1)
  • 94005 Dorothy Kephart (annual F-1)
  • 94140 Larry McPhail (annual F-1)
  • 95222 William (Beau) Burkett (candidate C-1/F1)
2:45 PM Request for Reporting Modification


3:00 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