Washington State Collection Agency Board

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We have an opening for a public member on the board. If you’re interested in filling this seat, please apply right away at 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 owner or executive employee for 5 years or longer.
      • Remain 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.

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

Board mission

The board inquires into the regulatory needs of the director, and makes recommendations necessary for the welfare of the state and the public, and the welfare and progress of the collection agency business. The board reviews administrative rules, hears disciplinary cases, and hands out appropriate penalties.

Board members

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

Board meetings

The Washington State Collection Agency Board meets twice a year.

Dates and locations Agendas and minutes
February 21, 2013
9 a.m.

Department of Licensing
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Bldg 2, Conference Room 2209
Olympia, WA 98502
Special board meeting
June 6, 2013
9 a.m.

Department of Licensing
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Bldg 2, Conference Room 2209
Olympia, WA 98502
Phone: 360.664.1599
April 21, 2014
10 a.m.

Department of Licensing
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Bldg 2, Conference Room 2105
Olympia, WA 98502

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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