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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Name Job Title 2010 Gross Earnings BAYONZ, JOSEFA N OFFICE ASSISTANT 3 9545.08 BECKERZ, LAURA ELIZABETH WMS BAND 1 37292.88 FAHZ, ADAM R. PRESERVATION & MUSEUM SPECIALIST 34874.22 GERTHZ, MARK A WMS BAND 2 57143.95 HUBERZ, JANAE C WMS BAND 1 43554.99 JARETZ, LISA M WMS BAND 1 55281.18 MACMILLANZ, LOUIS D A/D ARTS COMM 70388.45 PEARSONZ, SARAH OFFICE ASSISTANT 3 5047.79 POPEZ, LESLIE BROOKE CONF. SECRETARY 37293.6 RATLIFFZ, CHRISTEL E ADMINISTRATIVE ASST 4 47186.82 SHELLMANZ, DEANE A ADMINISTRATIVE ASST 2 7657.5 SHELLMANZ, DEANE A ADMINISTRATIVE ASST 3 31227.81 SMYTHZ, WILLIAM J WMS BAND 1 27629.91 SWENEYZ, MICHAEL WMS BAND 2 53409.42 TAYLORZ, ALICE M WMS BAND 2 62297.25 TSUTAKAWAZ, MAYUMI WMS BAND 1 56658.5 TUCKERZ, KRISTIN DIRECTOR 82043.84 WELLIVERZ, ANDREW DAVID IT SPEC 3 21571.23By 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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