CAPAA Public Board Meeting

The Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs will be convening a public board meeting on June 16, 2018 in Yakima, Washington. The Commission will be hearing from local community members and organizations, reviewing CAPAA’s 2015-2018 Strategic Plan, and providing updates from committees and commissioners.

Community members are welcome to attend the public meeting. We will also have time for public comment from 10:30 – 11:00 AM.

Board Meeting Details
Date: June 16, 2018 @ 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Parker Room in the Deccio Higher Education Center, Building 8 @ Yakima Valley College
W Nob Hill Blvd & S 16th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902

For more information and parking permits, contact Sam Le at or 360.725.5667

Openings on Boards and Commissions

Washington is home to vibrant communities and diverse citizens who all have unique talents, skills, and experiences. Governor Inslee places a high priority on boards, commissions, and agencies that are reflective of the diverse make-up of Washington and that utilize the impressive talent of our citizens. The Governor’s Office is always seeking skilled and experienced individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds to participate in boards and commissions, ensuing an effective and representative government.

The Governor’s Office is excited to share the highlighted Current and Upcoming Gubernatorial Appointment Opportunities.

As someone with deep roots in your respective communities and organizations, the Governor’s Office hopes that you will share these opportunities. Anyone interested in being appointed will need to fill out this Application. Please explore the Boards and Commissions Profiles if you are interested in learning more about the many opportunities to serve!

Thank you for your assistance in helping Governor Inslee find well-rounded candidates with significant talent and diverse experiences. Please feel free to reach out to Alexandra Holden, the Boards and Commissions Coordinator, with any questions you might have. Thank you for your time.

Health Care Authority launches COFA Islander Health Care Program webpage

The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) is working closely with community leaders and other stakeholders to implement Substitute Senate Bill 5683, which creates a premium assistance program for Compact of Free Association (COFA) citizens.

HCA has created a new webpage to provide information about the new COFA Islander Health Care Program, which includes program requirements and when to apply for coverage.