Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee

Next meeting

DUE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY RESPONSE, THIS MEETING WILL BE REMOTE ATTENDANCE ONLY. See Governor’s Proclamation 20-28

•When: December 17, 2020

•Where: Meeting will be electronic participation only

◦Remote participation details included in agenda

•What: Agenda

Download the list of 2020 meetings and 2021 meetings.

About the Advisory Committee

The Paid Family and Medical Leave Advisory Committee consists of eight voting members, four representing employees and four representing employers. An ESD representative and the ombuds are ex officio members. The committee may comment on rules, policies and other specified matters and study issues as the committee determines.


Committee members:

  • Department Representative: Mr. John Mattes, Paid Family and Medical Leave Interim Director
  • Employer’s Interests Representative: Mr. Bob Battles, Association of Washington Business
  • Employer’s Interests Representative: Ms. Christine Brewer, Associated General Contractors of Washington/Avista
  • Employer’s Interests Representative: Ms. Julia Gorton, Washington Hospitality Association
  • Employer’s Interests Representative: Ms. Tammie Hetrick, Northwest Tire Dealers Association
  • Employee’s Interests Representative: Mr. Joe Kendo, Washington State Labor Council
  • Employee’s Interests Representative: Ms. Samantha Grad, UFCW 21
  • Employee’s Interests Representative: Ms. Maggie Humphreys, MomsRising
  • Employee’s Interests Representative: Ms. Marilyn Watkins, Economic Opportunity Institute
  • Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Ombuds: Ms. Edsonya Charles

Past meetings:

2020

November 19, 2020

November 2, 2020

October 15, 2020

August 20, 2020

July 16, 2020

June 18, 2020

May 21, 2020

April 16, 2020

March 20, 2020

February 21, 2020

January 17, 2020

2019

December 19, 2019

November 13, 2019

October 17, 2019

September 11, 2019

August 15, 2019

July 25, 2019

June 20, 2019

May 17, 2019

April 19, 2019

March 22, 2019

February 22, 2019

January 18, 2019

2018

December 13, 2018

November 19, 2018

October 18, 2018

September 21, 2018

September 12, 2018

August 16, 2018

July 26, 2018

June 21, 2018

May 17, 2018

April 17, 2018

March 13, 2018

February 23, 2018

January 16, 2018

2017

December 12, 2017

November 20, 2017

October 27, 2017