Washington State Collection Agency Board

Interested in serving on the Collection Agency Board?

The board is currently accepting applications for a public member on the board. To be eligible, you must meet the following If you’re interested in apply for this position, please visit the Governor’s website: http://www.governor.wa.gov/boards/application/default.aspx.

About the board

The Washington Collection Agency Board is made up of 5 members:

  • The Chair appointed by the Director of the Department of Licensing.
  • and
  • 4 members appointed by the Governor, including:
    • 2 licensees, who:
      • Are a collection agency owners or executive employees and have been so for 5 years or longer.
      • Are actively engaged in the collection agency business for the length of their term.
    • 2 public members.

Members serve 4-year terms, which are staggered so 1 appointment is made in each calendar year. Board members are compensated for their time and are reimbursed for board-related travel expenses as allowed by state law.

The board meets at least 2 times a year. Meeting dates, times, and locations are decided by the board and administrative staff.

To learn more about the law related the board, see RCW 19.16.280–19.16.340.

Board members

  • Tami Dohrman, Chair
    Olympia, WA
    Term Ex-officio
  • Richard L. Marker, Vice Chair and Public Member
    Mount Vernon, WA
    Term expires December 31, 2014
  • Scott W. Wiswall, Licensee Member
    Redmond, WA
    Term expires December 31, 2017
  • Raymond Henning, Licensee Member
    Mill Creek, WA
    Term expires December 31, 2016
  • Scott M Kinkley, Public Member
    Spokane, WA
    Term expires December 31, 2015

Board meetings

The Washington State Collection Agency Board meets twice a year.

Dates and locations Agendas and minutes
April 21, 2014
10 a.m.

Department of Licensing
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Bldg 2, Conference Room 2105
Olympia, WA 98502
December 8, 2014
10 a.m.

Department of Licensing
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Bldg 2, Conference Room 2209
Olympia, WA 98502
March 17, 2015
9 a.m.

Department of Licensing
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Bldg 2, Conference Room 2209
Olympia, WA 98502
Minutes, agenda and audio posted when available.
September 15, 2015
9 a.m.

Department of Licensing
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Bldg 2, Conference Room 2105
Olympia, WA 98502
Minutes, agenda and audio posted when available.

Contact information

Collection Agency Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9045
Olympia, WA 98507-9045

Email: collect@dol.wa.gov
Phone: 360.664.1388
Fax: 360.570.7098

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