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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ET is Employee Type: 6 is faculty, 7 is non-faculty, 1 is classified by state merit rules, 2 is exempt from state merit rules
PU is Pay Unit: M is monthly, H is hourly, C is contracted, D is daily,
MP is months paid
%FT is percent of full-time
Name Job Title ET-PU MP %FT Salary ACK, BRADLEY L CHAIR 2M 0 100 7427 ANDERSON, KEVIN A WMS BAND 2 1M 0 100 4830 ARMSTRONG, HOLLY J COMMUN DIRECTOR 2M 0 100 10584 BAUER, SUSAN K SR OFF ADMINIST 2M 0 100 4428 BRACE, SARAH T SCIENCE LIAISON 2M 0 100 4567 BROWN, MARTIN LEGISLATIVE DIR 2M 0 100 11548 CAMBALIK, JOHN J REGIONAL LIASON 2M 0 100 4740 CANCEKO, LYLE D SPEC AST COM REL 2M 0 100 6979 CERDA, OSCAR DEP PRESS SECRTY 2M 0 100 5545 CERVANTES, JEWEL A EXEC RECEPTIONIST 2M 0 100 2415 CLARK, DENNIS B EXEC POL ADV 2M 0 100 4436 COLLINS, SHEILA A PUB LIAS OFFICER 2M 0 100 4369 CRISS, ANNE L PROGRAM MANAGER 2M 0 100 4296 CULVERWELL, HILARY S REGIONAL LIAISON 2M 0 100 4559 DEMEYER, SCOTT M INF TCH SYS SP 3 2M 0 50 2383 DOHRMANN, JOHN D DIR GOVT AFFAIRS 2M 0 100 6828 DROSCHER, TONI W GRAPHIC DESIGNER 2M 0 100 3959 EASSEY, GAYATRI J SPC ASST BDS/COM 2M 0 100 4369 EHRLICH, CALE L CORR WRIT/EDITOR 2M 0 100 3251 ENGEL, MARSHA A ADMIN ASSIST/REC 2M 0 100 3046 ERICKSON, LARS W PRESS SECRETARY 2M 0 100 5758 FAGERGREN, DUANE C SPEC PROJECT DIR 2M 0 100 6760 FARLEY, L MARY CORRESP EDITOR 2M 0 100 3939 FARMER, LINDA E COMM DIRECTOR 2M 0 100 6062 FITZSIMMONS, TOM CHIEF OF STAFF 2M 0 100 12700 FLORES, MARIA ROSEANNA OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 100 4821 FRANK, LESLIE A ADM SVCS MGR 2M 0 80 3809 FREDERICKS, LINDA S CONF SECRETARY 2M 0 100 5328 FUGERE, GARY CORRESPONDENCE MGR 2M 0 100 5551 FULWILER, KYLE D MANSION COOK 2H 0 100 29.71 GLASOE, STUART D WMS BAND 2 2M 0 100 5406 GOBEILLE, KRISTA L ACT EXEC COR MGR 2M 0 100 3353 GREEN-SISTRUNK, CARO CORRESPOND ANAL 2M 0 100 3142 HEINEMANN, BRENT A ADMINISTRATOR 2M 0 100 6999 HENDERSON, HEIDI M OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 100 4821 HINTON, COLLEEN OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 50 1833 HUGHES, SANDRA D CORRESP ANALYST 2M 0 100 3939 HULL, TERRY LEG LIAS/PRG MGR 2M 0 100 5170 HUNTER, CHARLES M PUB LIAS OFFICER 2M 0 100 4167 JACKS II, JAMES F PUB LIAS OFFICER 2M 0 100 4572 JACOBSEN, KRISTIN A DEP COMM DIR 2M 0 100 4488 JUDD, RON G EXT AFFAIRS DIR 2M 0 100 10160 KNACKSTEDT, MARY L PROGRAM MANAGER 2M 0 100 4638 LANDINO, ELLEN M EXEC ASST TO GOV 2M 0 100 5645 LARSEN, REBECCA A EXEC RECEPTIONST 2M 0 100 3494 LIDREN, STEPHANIE A DIR ADMIN SERV 2M 0 100 5033 LYSHALL, LINDA REGIONAL LIASON 2M 0 100 4351 MACKEY, MANDALYN M EXEC RECPTIONIST 2M 0 100 3700 MARCHISIO, LEE R PUB LIAS OFFICER 2M 0 100 4572 MASON WILGIS, LINDA OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 100 6109 MCNALLY, RAE ANNE SR GRAPH DES/WEB 2M 0 100 4041 MEINIG, MARY B ACT DIRECTOR OMB 2M 0 100 7177 MELANSON, SHANA G EXEC APPT ANLYST 2M 0 100 4019 MITCHELL, RICHARD E LEGAL COUNSEL 2M 0 100 9398 MOORE, JEANINE M CORRESP ANALYST 2M 0 100 3556 MURPHY, SEAN J CORRESP ANALYST 2M 0 100 3048 MYERS, DOUG R PROGRAM MANAGER 2M 0 100 4851 NANTO, WENDY Y CONSTNT REL MGR 2M 0 100 3355 NELSON, GERI M EXEC ASSISTANT 2M 0 100 5328 O GRADY-GREGOIRE, CHRISTINEGOVERNOR 2M 0 100 12583 OLSON, TERESA M MANSION COORD 2M 0 100 5454 ORTIZ, ULULANI R PROG ASSISTANT 2H 0 100 15.57 OWEN, MEGAN PUB LIAS OFFICER 2M 0 100 4167 PALCHAK, MEGAN G RESEARCH ANALYST 2M 0 100 4158 PHILLIPS, PAMELA J CORRESP EDITOR 2M 0 100 4183 PIGOTT, RACHEL A OFFICE ADMIN 2M 0 100 3300 REDMAN, SCOTT B PROGRAM MANAGER 2M 0 60 3727 RYAN, KYM M EXEC ASST TO COS 2M 0 100 5540 SCHAEFER, TRACIE M EXECUTIVE RECEPT 2M 0 100 2806 SHULTZ, RON DIR OF PROGRAMS 2M 0 100 6096 SIMMONS, ADA M ED OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 100 6667 STRICKLER, TIMOTHY ALAN GIS SPECIALIST 2M 0 100 3825 TALBOT, KEITH A OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 100 5586 TANAKA, KIM A BOARD/COMM COORD 2M 0 100 3932 TURNER, JOYCE G SPC AST MNGT SVC 2M 0 100 10160 VOGT, ADAM W DEP COMM DIR 2M 0 100 5083 WARNER-KING, KELLY E OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 60 3195 WILLIAMS, ADALGISA EXECUTIVE ASSIST 2M 0 90 3164 WINKLER, BARBARA L CONF SECRETARY 2M 0 100 4621 WOLFSON, STEVEN N OMBUDSMAN 2M 0 100 5068 WULKAN, BRUCE T WMS BAND 2 1M 0 100 5106By 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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