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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Commission to hold two special meetings regarding selection of new agency director

OLYMPIA – Feb. 19, 2021 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold two special virtual meetings next week to further discuss final candidates for the Parks director position.

The commission met Feb. 17 to discuss candidates for the director position. Next week’s meetings will enable the commission to continue discussions and review finalists in executive session. The commission will not make any decisions during executive session. 

Following each executive session, the commission will reconvene in an open meeting. Any possible action will be taken during an open meeting. 

WHO:
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

WHAT:
Special meeting to discuss final candidate qualifications and potentially take final action related to hiring.

WHEN:

Tuesday, Feb. 23

  • 9:30 a.m. Call to order (in public meeting)
  • 9:35 a.m. Executive session (pursuant to state law)
  • 11:30 a.m. Adjourn (in public meeting)

Wednesday, Feb. 24

  • 4 p.m. Call to order (in public meeting)
  • 4:05 p.m. Executive session (pursuant to state law)
  • 6:30 p.m. Director candidate discussion (in public meeting)
  • 7:30 p.m. Adjourn

WHERE: 
Listen or watch using one of the following phone numbers or web links:

Tuesday, Feb. 23

WebEx
Attendee link
Event Password:  WAP@rks2021

Call-in
(415) 655-0001 or (206) 207-1700
Access Code:  133 229 0435

Wednesday, Feb. 24

WebEx
Attendee link
Event Password: WAP@rks2021

Call-in: 
(415) 655-0001 or (206) 207-1700
Access Code: 133 876 8870

A full agenda of this meeting is available online. 

News media contact:
Anna Gill, Communications Director, (360) 902-8562
media@parks.wa.gov 

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About Washington State Parks

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission manages more than 100 state parks and properties totaling approximately 120,000 acres. The Commission provides a variety of recreation opportunities for citizens and provides stewardship protection for a diverse array of natural, cultural and historic resources. State Parks’ statewide programs include long-distance trails, boating safety and winter recreation. 

News release number: 21-010

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