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Recruitments for Boards and Commissions

Throughout the year, the AWC Board of Directors is asked to recommend candidates for certain boards and commissions.

The following recruitments are open.


Recruitment is underway for the 2017 AWC Board Nominating Committee

AWC is looking for elected officials to serve on the 2017 AWC Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee recruits, interviews and selects a list of potential candidates for election to the AWC Board of Directors at AWC’s Annual Conference in June. Serving on the Committee is a significant and appreciated contribution to AWC.

According to AWC Bylaws, the Committee is comprised of between seven to eleven members, split between east and west of the Cascades, based on proportionate incorporated population with no more than two members from a Board district.

Committee members must meet a few qualifications:

  • Holds a current elected city position for at least two years
  • Not running for a position on the 2017/2018 AWC Board of Directors
  • Available to attend all meetings of the Nominating Committee

AWC scheduled these 2017 Nominating Committee meetings. If you are appointed, you will be expected to attend these meetings:

  • First meeting: Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 10 am – Noon, AWC Offices, Olympia
  • Second meeting: Friday, April 7, 2017, 10 am – 2:00 pm, AWC Offices, Olympia
  • Interviews: Monday, June 19, 2017, 9 am – 5 pm, Hilton Convention Center, Vancouver

AWC reimburses Committee members for travel, lodging and meal expenses incurred for attending the meetings of the Committee.

If you would like to be considered for a position on the Nominating Committee, please email Michelle Catlin at michellec@awcnet.org or Luann Hopkins at luannh@awcnet.org call 360-753-4137 by Friday, January 20, 2017.

For additional information about the AWC Board of Directors and Nominating Committee, click here.

Sentencing Guidelines Commission

The Governor’s office is seeking nominations for the Sentencing Guidelines Commission. If you are interested in applying, please read and follow the application instructions below.

The Sentencing Guidelines Commission seeks to fill an elected city government representative position. The Sentencing Guidelines Commission promotes accountability and equity through evaluating state sentencing policy for both the adult criminal justice system and the juvenile justice system. The Commission also recommends standard sentences for felony offenses, studies sentencing practices across the state, studies the criminal code, and makes recommendations for modification.

More information

Sentencing Guidelines Commission membership: RCW 9.94A.860

Governor’s Board application process (two steps):

AWC’s Board of Directors will review materials at its February 2017 meeting and submit recommendations for consideration. If you are interested:

  1. Prepare a letter of interest and resume directed to AWC President James A. Restucci and mail to AWC staff, Luann Hopkins, 1076 Franklin St SE, Olympia, WA 98501, or email to luannh@awcnet.org no later than January 25, 2017, and
  2. Complete the Governor’s Boards and Commissions application. This application is sent directly to the Governor’s Office and it will not be part of the materials reviewed by the AWC Board of Directors. Therefore it is important your letter of interest and resume provide details important for this position.