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 | Election of Commission Officers for 2016 | Minutes

Approval of Special Meeting Minutes May 22, 2015

Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes of May 28, 2015

Presenter - Chair Degginger

9:45 AM - V. Advisory Matter
9:55 AM - VI. Reporting Modifications



Presenters - Jennifer Hansen

10:05 AM - VII. Rulemaking

Discussion and possible approval of draft proposed language for new and amended rules to provide alternatives to adjudicative proceedings for enforcing Chapter 42.17A RCW and Title 390 WAC.

  • New Rule WAC 390-37-056 Alternative Responses to Non-Compliance - Goals and Objectives – Factors to be Considered.
  • WAC 390-37-060 Enforcement procedures—Alternative Responses to Non-compliance—Investigation of complaints—Initiation of hearing (adjudicative proceeding).
  • WAC 390-37-090 Informal settlement—Cases resolvable by stipulation prior to an enforcement hearing (adjudicative proceeding), or by other alternative dispute mechanisms.
  • WAC 390-37-155 Electronic filing brief enforcement hearing penalty schedule.
  • WAC 390-37-160 Statement of financial affairs (F-1) penalty schedule.
  • WAC 390-37-165 Candidate registration statement (C-1)/candidate statement of financial affairs (F-1) penalty schedule.
  • WAC 390-37-170 Lobbyist monthly expense report (L-2) penalty schedule.
  • WAC 390-37-175 Lobbyist employer report (L-3) penalty schedule.
  • WAC 390-37-182 Penalty factors.
  • WAC 390-32-030 Complaint Publication—Fair Campaign Practices Code—Alternative to Investigation or Adjudicative Proceeding.
10:35 AM - Break
10:40 AM - VIII. Preliminary discussion – Rule Making or other Future Commission Action Regarding Definition of “Contribution”
10:45 AM - IX. Legislative Report/Budget Update

Presenter - Fred Kiga

11:00 AM - X. Executive Director Recruitment Update

Presenter - Fred Kiga

11:10 AM - XI. Petition for Declaratory Order from Recall Mark Lindquist Committee
11:25 AM - XII. Staff Reports
  • Executive Director
  • Chief Information Technology Officer
  • Assistant Director; Communications and Outreach
  • Compliance and Enforcement

Presenters - Fred Kiga; James Gutholm; Tony Perkins; Phil Stutzman

11:35 PM - Executive Session/Working Lunch

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

12:30 PM - XIII. Enforcement
  1. Jacob Taylor, Case No. 15-041 involving alleged violations of RCW 42.17A.555 by using facilities of the Grant County Auditor’s Office to assist his 2014 campaign for Grant County Auditor.
  2. Gina Tveit, Case No. 15-045 involving alleged violations of RCW 42.17A.235 and .240 by failing to timely report contributions and expenditures during her 2014 campaign for Stevens County District Court Judge.

1:00 PM - XIV. Possible Enforcement or Report to Commission – PDC Case 15-065, Citizen Action Complaint against Jay Inslee for Washington 2016 Campaign

Presenters - PDC Staff

1:30 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

June 25, 2015, Volume 15 Issue No 6

Grant Degginger, Chair

Katrina Asay, Vice Chair

Amit Ranade, Member

John Bridges, Member

Anne Levinson, Member

New Officers Elected

Commissioner Katrina Asay will chair the PDC for the next 12 months.  Commissioner Anne Levinson was elected vice-chair.


Staff summarized charges alleging that Jacob Taylor used facilities of the Grant County Auditor’s Office to assist his 2014 campaign for Grant County Auditor.  The Commission accepted a stipulation that includes a penalty of $1,000, $500 suspended with terms.

Rule Making

The Commission continued its discussion regarding establishing alternatives to adjudication for resolving complaints.  Draft language for amendments and new rules was approved.  The Commission will consider approving draft language for the remaining amendments when it meets in July. 

Reporting Modifications 

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

Maud Daudon, Washington State Student Achievement Council, from disclosing the business customers that paid $12,000 or more during 2014 to Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc., an environmental and sustainability consulting firm, for which her husband is President/Principal and has a 45% ownership interest;

Jonathan Lisbin, candidate for Seattle City Council, from disclosing the business customers that paid $12,000 or more during the previous 12 months to Point It!, a privately held online advertising agency located in the Seattle area; and

Jon David Wisenteiner, candidate for Mercer Island City Council, from disclosing business customers that paid $12,000 or more during the previous 12 months to Horn Distributing Co. Inc., a privately held, family owned real estate holding company located in New Mexico

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

Dan Kristiansen, State Representative, 39rd Legislative District

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 July 23, 2015.

Meeting Minutes