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Washington State Institute for Public Policy

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Washington State Institute for Public Policy

The Washington State Institute for Public Policy, a creation of the state legislature of the U.S. state of Washington, researches public policy issues of interest to the legislature and state agencies, in association with The Evergreen State College. It was created in 1983 and currently supports public access to various reports and projects occurring in the state. Many of these reports are created to provide data for policy makers of the state.


  • board of directors 1
  • Areas of Focus 2
  • External links 3
  • Notes 4

board of directors


The board of directors consists of the following 16 members (as of February 2013). Their responsibilities include appointing institute directors, providing reviews, and performing overarching oversight for all institute projects.

Name Position/Duty
Karen Fraser Senator
Mike Carrell Senator
Jeanne Kohl-Welles Senator
Mark Schoesler Senator
Ken Conte Director, Office of Program Research
Richard Rodger Director, Senate Committee Services
David Schumacher Director, Office of Financial Management
Cary Condotta Representative
Robert Rosenman Professor/Associate Director, Washington State University
Sandra O. Archibald Dean/Professor of Public Affairs, University of Washington
Thomas L. Purce President, The Evergreen State College
Unoccupied Governor Appointee
Unoccupied House Democratic
Unoccupied House Democratic
Unoccupied House Republican

Areas of Focus

The Washington State Institute for Public Policy has a majority of research on the following topics:

  • Child welfare
  • Criminal justice
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Mental health
  • Prevention
  • Government
  • State economy
  • Cost–Benefit Analysis [2]
  • Research-Based Programs

External links

  • Official home page


  1. ^ "Washington State Institute for Public Policy". Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Grants to Washington State Institute for Public Policy". Retrieved February 27, 2013. 

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