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Members: Washington State Board for Architects

How much of a time commitment is serving on the board?

Board members may serve up to two 6-year terms. The board meets about 4 times a year, including meetings at colleges with architecture degree programs. Members may also choose to attend outreach events or conferences.

Are board members paid?

Travel expenses are reimbursable and members are eligible to receive up to $50/day when conducting board business.

Board members
Member Role Term expires
Neitha Wilkey - Lakewood, WA Chair June 17, 2021
Colin Jones - Seattle, WA
Vice Chair June 17, 2022
Rick Benner - Bellingham, WA Secretary June 17, 2023
Sian Roberts - Mercer Island, WA Member June 17, 2021
Scott Harm - Tacoma, WA Member June 17, 2019
Roch Manley - Vancouver, WA Member June 17, 2024
Susan Cooley - Oak Harbor, WA Public Member June 17, 2020

Who's on the board?

The board consists of 7 members:

  • 6 registered architects who:
    • Are residents of Washington State.
    • Have at least 8 years experience in responsible charge of architectural work or teaching.
  • 1 member of the general public who:
    • Is a resident of Washington State.
    • Isn't, and never has been, a registered architect.
    • Doesn't employ, and isn't employed by or associated with, an architect.

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