Washington State Collection Agency Board

Learn about the state collection agency board, board members, attending meetings, and applying to serve on the board.

Interested in serving on the Washington State Collection Agency board?

The Collection Agency board is continually accepting applications for future board vacancies. If you're interested in applying for this position, please visit the Governor's Boards and Commissions webpage or email us at collect@dol.wa.gov.

How much of a time commitment is serving on the board?

Members serve 4-year terms, which are staggered so 1 appointment is made in each calendar year. The board meets at least 2 times a year. Meeting dates, times, and locations are decided by the board and administrative staff.

Are board members paid?

Board members are compensated for their time and are reimbursed for board-related travel expenses as allowed by state law.

Who is on the board?

The Washington Collection Agency Board is made up of 5 members:

  • The Chair is appointed by the Director of the Department of Licensing
  • 4 members were appointed by the Governor, including:
    • 2 licensees, who:
      • Are a collection agency owners or executive employees and have been so for 5 years or longer
      • Are actively engaged in the collection agency business for the length of their term
    • 2 public members

To learn more about laws related to the board, see RCW 19.16.280–19.16.340 — Collection Agencies.

Board members
Member Role Term expires
Frederick Wade Chair Ex-officio
Vacant Public Member Vacant
Scott M Kinkley Public Member December 31, 2023
Mark Case Licensee Member December 31, 2024
Dirk Bunker Licensee Member December 31, 2021

Board meetings

The Washington State Collection Agency Board meets twice a year.

Meeting dates, locations, and materials
Meeting dates and locations Agendas, materials, and minutes
September 28, 2023
10 a.m.

Virtual meeting
Join the Teams meeting
Meeting ID: 215 091 636 886
Passcode: rrYnZ7
Call in (audio only) +1-564-999-2000,,23867699# United States, Olympia
833-322-1218,,23867699# United States (Toll-free)
Phone Conference ID: 238 676 99#
March 23, 2023
10 a.m.

Virtual meeting

* To request an alternative format, email collect@dol.wa.gov or call 360.664.1388.

Need additional help? Here's how to contact us.

call Phone: 360-664-1318
(TTY: Call 711)
mail Email: collect@dol.wa.gov
location_on Address:
Collection Agencies
Department of Licensing PO Box 9012
Olympia , WA 98507-9045
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