The Washington State Arts Commission is small independent state agency established by the
legislature in 1961 to conserve and develop the stateís artistic resources. The Commissionís
mission is to cultivate a thriving environment for creative expression and appreciation of the arts
for the benefit of all.
The Commission is made up of 23 members: 19 appointed by the Governor and four appointed
from the legislature. The Commission is a policy-making board responsible for setting the
budget, policy and approving grants.
Major programs include art in public places, management of the state art collection, community
arts development, folk arts, arts in education and grants to organizations. The 2005-07 operating
budget appropriated $4.7 million in state funds, $1.3 in federal funds and $261,000 in private
funds. In addition, the stateís capital budget allocated $4.2 million in 2005-07 for the art in public
places (percent-for-art) program. The Commission has 17 employees.
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 BARTRUFF, KRISTINE M CONF. SECRETARY 2M 0 100 2879 BIDWELL, PATRICIA L WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4461 FOWLER, KAYLA SIMONE WORK STUDY STUD 2H 0 100 9.26 GERTH, MARK A WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4461 HOPPER, PATRICIA J WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4418 HUBER, JANAE C WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4418 ICENOGLE, MARIA C IT SPEC 2 1M 0 50 1725 JARET, LISA M WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4249 LUTTIKHUIZEN, ESTHER M WMS BAND 1 1M 0 50 2208 MACMILLAN, LOUIS D A/D ARTS COMM 2M 0 100 5516 RATLIFF, CHRISTEL E ADM ASST 4 1M 0 100 3628 REED, SUZANNE WORK STUDY STUD 2H 0 100 9.26 SHELLMAN, DEANE A ADM ASST 2 1M 0 100 2844 SMITH, AMBER R WORK STUDY STUD 2H 0 100 9.26 SMYTH, WILLIAM J WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4461 TAYLOR, ALICE M WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4573 TSUTAKAWA, MAYUMI WMS BAND 1 1M 0 100 4573 TUCKER, KRISTIN DIRECTOR 2M 0 100 6417 WARDEN, SHARON WORK STUDY STUD 2H 0 100 9.26 YONKER, MICHAEL D FISCAL ANALYST 2 1M 0 100 3540
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