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Washington State Collection Agency Board

Interested in serving on the Washington State Collection Agency board?

The Collection Agency board is continually accepting applications for future board vacancies. If you're interested in applying for this position, please visit the Governor's website at http://www.governor.wa.gov/boards or email us at collect@dol.wa.gov.

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

Members serve 4-year terms, which are staggered so 1 appointment is made in each calendar year. The board meets at least 2 times a year. Meeting dates, times, and locations are decided by the board and administrative staff.

Are board members paid?

Board members are compensated for their time and are reimbursed for board-related travel expenses as allowed by state law.

Board members
Member Role Term expires
Phil White Chair Ex-officio
Mari Neubauer Public Member December 31, 2018
Scott M Kinkley Public Member December 31, 2019
Mark Case Licensee Member December 31, 2020
Dirk Bunker Licensee Member December 31, 2021

Who is on 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

To learn more about laws related the board, see RCW 19.16.280–19.16.340 — Collection Agencies.

Board meetings

The Washington State Collection Agency Board meets twice a year.

Meeting dates, locations, and materials
Meeting dates and locations Agendas, materials, and minutes

June 26, 2019: Special Board Meeting
8 a.m.
Department of Licensing Room 2108
405 Black Lake Blvd SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Map and directions (google.com)

September 24, 2019
10 a.m.

ESD Capital Event Center
6005 Tyee Drive SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Map and directions

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