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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
Frederick Wade Chair Ex-officio
Mari Neubauer Public Member December 31, 2022
Scott M Kinkley Public Member December 31, 2023
Mark Case Licensee Member December 31, 2024
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
October 29, 2020
12 p.m.

Rule Committee Zoom Meeting
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Password: 902288
November 3, 2020
1 p.m.

Special board Zoom meeting
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Meeting ID: 938 2068 5544
Passcode: 128221
January 12, 2021
11 a.m.

Special board Zoom meeting
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Passcode: 435422
April 15, 2021
10 a.m.

Regular board Zoom meeting
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Passcode: 410125
September 16, 2021
10 a.m.

Virtual meeting
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Meeting ID: 990 3236 2271
Passcode: 709565
October 13, 2021
2 p.m.

Special board Zoom meeting
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Password: 823464

* To request an alternative format, email collect@dol.wa.gov or call 360.664.1388.

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