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

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Public Disclosure Commission

711 Capitol Way, Room 206 | Olympia, Washington

Note: 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.

COVID 19 update: The Public Disclosure Commission Meeting will be streamed live at Commission members and staff will join the meeting remotely.

Public Comment period is at 9:30 a.m. To provide public comment via conference line during this time please call 1-360-522-2372 prior to the start of the meeting to obtain information on how to participate.

Public comments can also be submitted online at SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT

Note: 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 Convene and Commission Chair Opening Comments and Public Comment Period
9:40 AM Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • August 27, 2020 Regular Meeting
9:45 AM Rulemaking
10:30 AM Enforcement Updates
  • Enforcement Report – Categorization and Status of Open Complaints
  • Completed Investigations and Alternative Resolutions
10:45 AM Management Team Updates
  • Executive Director Update | Peter Lavallee, Executive Director
  • Deputy Director Update | BG Sandahl, Deputy Director
  • Communications, Outreach and Filer Assistance update | Kim Bradford, Director of Communications and Outreach
  • IT Activity Report | James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer
11:15 AM Budget Update
11:45 AM 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

PDC Case No. 66161

Staff alleges Joshua Freed, a 2020 candidate for Governor, violated: RCW 42.17A.445, by exceeding the $6,000 per election candidate loan repayment limits when his Campaign repaid Joshua Freed at least $450,000 of a $500,000 candidate loan he made to the campaign, which he later purported to report as a contribution; violated RCW 42.17A.235 and RCW 42.17A.240, by failing to timely and properly disclose the acceptance and repayment of the contribution/loan by the Campaign; violated RCW 42.17A.145 and RCW 42.17A.235(9), by filing reports concerning the contribution/loan that were not correct as was certified; and violated WAC 390-16-226(1), by failing to record the loan in a written loan agreement executed at the time of the loan.

2:00 PM Agency Spotlight
  • Fostering complete public disclosure through better data

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

Meeting Minutes