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SGC Members

Sentencing Guidelines Commission Members

The Sentencing Guidelines Commission consists of 25 voting members, 20 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
  • five citizens (including one victim/victims’ advocate, one victim of crime, and one formerly incarcerated in the state correctional system)
  • one representative of tribal interests
  • one behavior health professional with experience in the criminal justice system
  • one academic with expertise in the field of criminology or sociology

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

Secretary, Department of Corrections
Assistant Secretary of Department of Children, Youth, and Families – Juvenile Rehabilitation
Chair, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
Director, Office of Financial Management and Chair, Minority and Justice Commission

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 (Ret.), Chair
Citizen Representative
The Honorable Josephine Wiggs
King County Superior Court Judge
The Honorable Jeffery Swan
Yakima County Superior Court Judge
The Honorable Claire Wilson
Washington State Senator
Washington State Senator
To be filled
Jon Tunheim
Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney
The Honorable Sharonda Amamilo
Thurston County Superior Court Judge
Commissioner Tye Menser
Thurston County Commission
Norris "Norrie" Gregoire
Walla Walla County Juvenile Court Administrator
Ramona Brandes
Attorney at Law
Vasiliki Georgoulas-Sherry
Office of Financial Management Designee
Jennifer Albright
Citizen Representative
The Honorable Veronica Galván
Co-Chair, Minority and Justice Commission

Jennifer Redman
DCYF - Juvenile Rehabilitation

The Honorable Gina Mosbrucker
Washington State Representative

The Honorable Tarra Simmons
Washington State Representative
Prosecuting Attorney
To be filled
Greg Link
Director, Washington Appellate Project
Brian Smith
Chief of Police, Port Angeles
Cheryl Strange
Secretary, Department of Corrections
Kecia Rongen
Chair, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
Tim Wettack
Citizen Representative
Citizen Representative - Victim/Victim Advocate
To be filled
Councilmember Carmen Rivera
City of Renton
Citizen Member - Victim of Crime
To be filled
Jeremiah Bourgeois
Citizen Representative
Behavioral Health Professional
To be filled
Tribal Member
To be filled
Esther Matthews, PhD
Academic Member

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