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Board Member Recruitment

Currently, we are looking to fill two anticipated vacancies on the Board of Accountancy that will occur in June of 2018. Both of these positions need to be filled by Certified Public Accountants (CPAs).

The mission of the Board is to promote the dependability of information that is used for guidance in financial transactions. Service on the Board is service to the people of the State of Washington and to our profession. If appointed, you would be expected to participate at Board meetings, which are held on a quarterly basis at various locations throughout the state. Board members provide input on changes to the laws and regulations that affect the practice of public accounting in our state, and are expected to act in an adjudicative capacity in disciplinary actions when individual CPAs or firms have violated the Public Accountancy Act, RCW 18.04, or related Rules WAC 4-30.

While in service to the Board, you will be governed by the Ethics in Public Service Act, RCW 42.52.  If selected, you will receive an orientation and training on your role as a Board member. Travel costs are also reimbursed for Board meetings or other events in which you may be expected to participate.

In order to be eligible to serve on the Board, you must be a resident of Washington and have been licensed continuously in this state for the previous ten years.

If you are interested in serving on the Board, you may contact Charles Satterlund, Executive Director at (360) 586-0785 or You may also submit an application directly to the Governor’s Office.