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Section Two – Executive Committee | By-Laws and Standing Procedure

The Executive Committee shall be comprised of the Chairperson, Vice-chair, and two Commission members.  The Executive Committee shall be cognizant that maximum power shall be vested in the full Commission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Executive Committee monitors the status of assigned projects.
  • Responsible for reviewing major news releases and other information designed to increase the public’s knowledge of the Commission.
  • Authorize expeditious staff action as required.  Interim actions and recommendations taken by the Committee shall be reported to the full Commission at its next meeting.
  • The Executive Committee shall act only with the policy limitations established by the Commission as per RCW 43.113.030.
  • In the event a full Commission meeting is called and a quorum is not present and immediate action must be taken, the Executive Committee is empowered to act.
  • In the event a full Commission meeting cannot be called and immediate action must be taken, the Executive Committee is empowered to act.
  • The Executive Committee advises the Chair on matters that require assistance from agencies and notifies the Executive Director of the need to request assistance from agencies.
  • The Executive Committee serves as consultant to other Commissioners.
  • The Executive Committee assists in the Executive Director’s coordination of orientation and training for new Commissioners, and serves as a mentor to newly appointed Commissioners.
  • The Executive Committee, along with the Chair, will review and provide input on the annual performance agreement drafted by the Executive Director prior to its submittal to the Governor’s Office.