The Office of the Governor engages in eight separate activities.
Executive Operations for the Governorís Office
The Governor is the chief executive officer of the state, responsible for the overall administration
of the affairs of the state of Washington. The Office of the Governor includes staff members who
assist the Governor with administrative support, communicating with the public, and representing
the Governorís policy recommendations to the Legislature.
The Governor, with the recommendation of the Director of Community, Trade and Economic
Development and the Economic Development Commission uses the Economic Development
Strategic Reserve to invest in public infrastructure or technical assistance to prevent business
closure or relocation outside the state, or to recruit business to the state.
The Education Ombudsman was created to provide information and investigative services to
parents, students, and others regarding their rights and responsibilities with respect to the stateís
public elementary and secondary education system, and advocating on behalf of elementary and
Maintenance of the Governorís Mansion
The Executive Mansion is provided by the state for the Governorís residential use and to fulfill
ceremonial responsibilities. The Governorís personal expenses are the responsibility of the
Governor and are not included in the mansion budget.
Office of the Family and Childrenís Ombudsman
The Office of the Family and Childrenís Ombudsman is responsible for investigating complaints
against state agencies involving the protection of the children from abuse and neglect, and/or the
provision of child welfare services. The Office researches issues facing child protective/welfare
system and recommends changes for improvements.
Oil Spill Advisory Council
The Oil Spill Advisory Council was created for the purpose of maintaining the Stateís vigilance in
oil spill prevention and improving preparedness and response.
Puget Sound Water Quality Action Team
The Puget Sound Water Quality Action Team coordinates the activities of state and local
agencies to protect and restore the biological heath and diversity of Puget Sound for the
enjoyment of, and use by, Washington citizens. The Team establishes two-year work plans and
budgets that delineate state and local actions, coordinates monitoring and research programs,
identifies and resolves policy or rule conflicts, provides technical assistance to local governments,
promotes extensive public participation, disseminates information about Puget Sound and
assesses and reports on the successes and opportunities for improvements of each two-year
Salmon Recovery Office
The Governorís Salmon Recovery Office was established by the Legislature through the Salmon
Recovery Planning Act. The Salmon Officeís role is to coordinate and produce a statewide
salmon strategy, assist in the development of regional salmon recovery plans, secure current and
future funding for local, regional and state recovery efforts and provide the biennial State of
Salmon report to the Legislature.
The Governorís headquarters is in Olympia. The Governor also has offices in Seattle,
Vancouver, Spokane and Washington D.C.
During 2006, the Agency had 77 employees. The appropriation for the Agency was
approximately $12.6 million for the biennium.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage
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January 25, 2003 Personnel Detail
Office of the Governor (2003, 79 employees)
March 31, 2004 note: I have replaced the first letter of the first name of each person, with a *.
Name Job Title Salary(monthly or hourly) ALKIRE, *ILLIAM A LEGISLATIVE DIR 7917 ANDERSON, *EVIN A WMS BAND 2 4428 AVERILL, *ANIEL K ENVIRON SCIENTST 3800 BEALE, *ARRIET G O&I PROGRAM MGR 5010 BRACEY, *ILEY FRANK ADMIN ASSISTANT 15.24 BROADHURST, *IRGINIA LOCAL LIAISON 2717 CAMBALIK, *OHN J LOCAL LIAISON 4100 CAMPBELL, *AREN T ACT SPC ASST/B&C 3667 CHARLES, *ARY MANSION COORD 4957 CLARK, *ENNIS B EXEC POL ADV 4107 CLARK, *ELLI A EXEC SCHEDULER 4407 CULVERWELL, *ILARY S LOCAL LIAISON 4083 DANLEY, *ERTHA MICHE EMS BAND 1 3460 DAVIES, *ANDRA M OFFICE MANAGER 3391 DAY, *ACQUELYN M SECRETARY/RECEPT 2070 DELANEY, *ICHIKO ASSISTANT 10 DEMEYER, *COTT M INF TCH SYS SP 3 2163 DOHRMANN, *OHN D POLICY DIRECTOR 6290 DOWD, *ATRICK K OMBUDSMAN 5784 DOWTY, *ETER R SCIENCE COORDIN 4300 DROSCHER, *ONI W GRAPHIC DESIGNER 3193 FAGERGREN, *UANE C DEPUTY DIRECTOR 6290 FARLEY, * MARY CORRESP EDITOR 3630 FITZPATRICK, *OREY S INFORM REF SPEC 2417 FRANK, *ESLIE A ADM SVCS MGR 4148 FULWILER, *YLE D MANSION COOK 28.33 GETCHELL, *ARY A COMMUN MANAGER 4514 GLASOE, *TUART D WMS BAND 2 4635 GOODY, *ARBARA J CONF. SECRETARY 3975 GRAYS, *AISY CORRESP ANALYST 2910 GREEN-SISTRUNK, *ARO CORRESPOND ANAL 2910 HAGGARD, *IMBERLY D EXC AST TO CHAIR 2170 HEINEMANN, *RENT A ADMINISTRATOR 6419 HEMMELGARN, *RISTIN INTERN 12 HINTON, *OLLEEN M OMBUDSMAN 4867 HUGHES, *ANDRA D CORRESP EDITOR 1711 HULL, *ERRY LEGISLATIVE LIAS 4717 HULTMAN, *HELBY L LEGL AFFAIRS AST 3460 ISAKI, *AUL SPEC AST GOV-BUS 8500 JENSON, *ARIAN J ASSISTANT 10 JOLY, *ENNIFER A GENERAL COUNSEL 8542 KENDRICK, *ARBARA J CONST SRVS MGR 4771 KENDRICK, *IRSTEN M DPTY COMM DIR 5000 KIGA, *REDERICK C CHIEF OF STAFF 10889 KIM, *NNA COMMUN COORD 3125 KNACKSTEDT, *ARY L ENVIRON EDU SPEC 4252 KUPER, *LENN G CORRESP EDITOR 3526 LANDINO, *LLEN M EXEC ASST TO GOV 4800 LARSEN, *EBECCA A EXEC RECEPTIONST 2796 LIDREN, *TEPHANIE A DIR ADMIN SERV 4364 LOCKE, *ARY F GOVERNOR 11857 LONG, *ACQUELINE C Not Provided 2796 LOWENBERG, *ATHERINE CIT REL MG ES 3376 MARCHAND, *ICHAEL DPTY COMMUN DIR 5000 MARSH III, *LFONSO M CIT REL MG ES 3291 MC CURDY, *ARY ANN CIT REL MGR DSHS 3839 MEINIG, *ARY B ACT DIRECTOR OMB 6845 MYERS, *OUG R WETLANDS HAB SPC 4426 NGUYEN, *AN MARIE CIT REL MGR L&I 2911 NYHUS, *OGER F COMMUN DIRECTOR 8333 PERKINS, *ARY M WMS BAND 2 3630 PHILLIPS, *AMELA J CORR EDITOR/WRTR 3892 PIDONE, *ANICE A ASSISTANT 10 REDMAN, *COTT B ACTING CHAIR 6290 ROBERTSON, *ULIE SKI CIT REL MGR DSHS 3215 RYAN, *YM M EXEC ASST TO COS 5105 SCHAEFER, *RACIE M EXECUTIVE RECEPT 2586 SHOEMAKER, *ELEE A DIE EXTERNAL AFF 8201 STAGGS, *ELISSA S OFFICE ASSISTANT 782 SUAN, *TACEY L EXECUTIVE ASSIST 3637 TABOR, *OUISE R CIT REL MGR DSHS 3370 TAYLOR, *ATHERINE L LOCAL LIASON 4348 WICKER, *ELLY A SPC AST/COMM REL 4750 WIEGAND, *IKE S EXEC SPEECHWRITR 5833 WILLIAMS, *DALGISA ADMIN ASST 2429 WILLIAMS, *ILL M SR GRPH DSNR/WEB 3176 WINFIELD, *YN A SR OFFC ADMINIST 3583 WOODS, *ULIE B CORRESP ANLYST 3055 WULKAN, *RUCE T WMS BAND 2 4635By clicking on the rainbow colored square icon, you can see information about the people who look at these webpages. These statistics report meters are free to anybody.
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