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The King County Regional Human Services Citizen Oversight Board (RHSCOB) monitors and reviews the expenditure of the regional human services portion of levy proceeds in accordance with an adopted VSHSL Transition Plan, which guides the activities of the King County Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy. Specific duties include:

  • Reviewing service plans
  • Assuring that funding plans follow guidelines in the VSHSL Transition Plan 
  • Providing recommendations about the expenditure of the regional human services portion of levy proceeds
  • Providing recommendations and reports to the County Council as required
  • Serving on Request-for-Proposal review panels.

Board Composition

This 12-member citizen oversight board is comprised of residents of King County. Nine of the members are chosen to represent county council districts and the remaining three are at-large members appointed by the King County Executive. Board members are appointed for three-year terms and may be reappointed. View board members.

How to become a board member

The King County Regional Human Services Citizen Oversight Board (RHSCOB) is actively recruiting board members to fill seats on this board representing King County Districts 5, 7 and 8, and an at-large Executive position. Find your County Council District here.

Qualifications: The primary criterion for membership is an interest in improving the lives of low-income people in our community. This board welcomes applicants with specific experience in the human services fields.

Required application materials:

  1. Application Form 
  2. Letter of interest
  3. Resume
  4. One of the following items: 
    • Letter addressed to Councilmember (for council district positions); or
    • Nomination letter from the Director of the Department of Community and Human Services (for Executive at-large positions)
  5. Statement of Financial and Other Interest.

Submitting materials:

  • To apply for council district positions, please submit all completed materials to Rick Ybarra.
  • To apply for Executive at-large positions, please submit all completed materials to Laird Redway.

Meetings

Please see our calendar for meeting details and agendas. The public is welcome

Meeting Summaries (RHSCOB)

Meeting Summaries (Joint VCOB/RHSCOB)

Contact Us

Phone 206-263-9010

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-5260