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SGC Members

Sentencing Guidelines Commission Members

The Sentencing Guidelines Commission consists of 20 voting members, 16 of whom are appointed by the Governor for three-year terms, including:

  • four Superior Court judges
  • two county prosecuting attorneys
  • two defense attorneys
  • one sheriff or police chief
  • one juvenile court administrator
  • one elected county official
  • one elected city official
  • four citizens (including one victims’ advocate)

The other four voting members serve in an ex officio capacity, by virtue of their positions in state government, including:

Secretary of Corrections
Assistant Secretary of Department of Social and Health Services – Juvenile Rehabilitation
Chair, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
Director of Office of Financial Management

In addition, four legislators serve on the Commission as non-voting members, two appointed by the President of the Senate and two appointed by the Speaker of the House, with one from each party in each house.

Current Membership

The Honorable J. Wesley Saint Clair, Chair
Citizen Representative
The Honorable Stanley J. Rumbaugh
Pierce County Superior Court Judge
The Honorable Catherine Shaffer
King County Superior Court Judge
The Honorable Josephine Wiggs-Martin
King County Superior Court Judge
Jeannie Darneille
Washington State Senator
Mike Padden
Washington State Senator
Jon Tunheim
Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney
Norris "Norrie" Gregoire
Walla Walla County Director of Corrections
Kimberly Gordon
Attorney at Law
Sonja Hallum
Office of Financial Management Designee
Jennifer Albright
Citizen Representative
Tony Golik
Clark County Prosecuting Attorney

The Honorable William Houser
Kitsap County Superior Court Judge
Kathleen Harvey
DCYF - Director of Community, Reentry and Parole Programs
Skyler Rude
Washington State Representative
Lauren Davis
Washington State Representative
Greg Link
Director, Washington Appellate Project
Chief Cherie Harris
Chief Law Enforcement Officer
Stephen Sinclair
Secretary, Department of Corrections
Kecia Rongen
Chair, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
Tim Wettack
Citizen Representative
Phillip Lemley
Councilmember, City of Richland
Derek Young
Councilmember, Pierce County
To Be Filled
Citizen Representative

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