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Retro Advisory Committee

Retrospective Rating Advisory Committee

If you would like to receive email updates and notifications about the Retro Advisory Committee, you can join the "L&I Retro News" electronic mailing list.

Purpose of the committee

The purpose of the Retro Advisory Committee (RAC) is to provide input to L&I in the policy rules applicable to Retrospective Rating administration and procedures for effectively operating the Retrospective Rating Program. The members receive no compensation for their work. Motivation for participating in the committee stems from the desire to shape the Retrospective Rating systems policies in a fashion most beneficial to business. The committee operates in an advisory capacity only. Suggestions or actions of this committee are intended to keep the director of L&I informed as to the possible effects the Retrospective Rating policies will have on business.

By-laws of the committee

You can download/print the Retro Advisory Committee By-laws (28 KB PDF), as amended July 8, 2003. The by-laws describe the official name and purpose of the committee, terms and qualifications of membership, description of a quorum and other details.

Meeting minutes of the committee

You can download/print minutes from the previous quarterly meetings.

Roster of committee members

Name Telephone Organization Location
Brian Bishop 360-753-4137 Association of Washington Cities
Lauren Gubbe 360-352-1632 Associated General Contractors
Tammie Hetrick 360-943-9198 Washington Retail Association
Teran Haase 360-956-7279 Washington Hospitality Association
Tim Smolen (chair) 360-902-4835 Department of Labor & Industries Tumwater.
Updated October 2016.

Schedule of upcoming quarterly meetings

Committee meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the L&I Tumwater building in Tumwater, Washington.

  • Friday, December 15, 2017.
  • Friday, February 23, 2018.
  • Friday, May 18, 2018.
  • Friday, August 24, 2018.
  • Thursday, December 20, 2018.

This schedule is subject to change. Please call 360‑902‑4851 to confirm date, time and location of specific meeting(s).

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