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Mission and members: Real Estate Commission

Mission statement

To uphold, protect, and promote the public interest, which embraces both the interests of regulated licensees and entities and the interests of consumers, by the fair and impartial development and administration of the licensing laws and regulations.

Seeking candidates for Real Estate Commission

The Governor’s Office is seeking applicants to serve a 6 year term as a member of the Washington Real Estate Commission. The current commission appointment will be selected from Western Washington. They should have performed real estate brokerage services for no less than 5 years. Commercial licensees are encouraged to apply.

The real estate commission is composed of 7 members:

  • 2 members from Eastern Washington
  • 2 members from Western Washington
  • 2 members at-large
  • 1 ex-officio chair

The commission will annually elect a vice chair to conduct meetings in the absence of the director. The vice chair will act in an advisory capacity to the department. The commission meets December, March, June and September at varying locations in Washington. Meetings are typically 2 to 4 hours long.

Members are expected to attend and to remain engaged during quarterly meetings. They're expected to offer their expertise and collaborate with their peers in a transparent manner. Members are compensated at a rate of $50 per day and are reimbursed for expenses at the government rate. During their terms, all members may expect to participate in committee work outside of the quarterly meetings. Committees may convene both telephonically and in person at varying locations in Washington.

If you're interested in this appointment, please apply to serve (governor.wa.gov) via the Governor’s website.

Commission members
Member Role Term expires
Jennifer Clawson Chair Ex-officio
Vacant Vice-Chair  
Shari Song Commissioner August 14, 2023
Sabrina Jones-Schroeder Commissioner August 14, 2024
Ruth Macias Commissioner August 14, 2026
Vacant Commissioner  
Vacant Commissioner  

Individuals interested in serving on the real estate commission must apply online through the Governor's Boards and Commissions webpage.

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