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SBCTC Policy Manual
Chapter 1: Statutes, Policies and Regulation Governing Washington Community and Technical Colleges


1.20.00 State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

The Community and Technical College Act of 1991 established a nine-member Board, appointed by the governor, with the consent of the Senate.  Statutory provisions propose that State Board members represent the geographic diversity of the state, labor, business, women, and racial and ethnic minorities (see RCW 28B.50.050).

1.20.10 Bylaws of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Bylaws for the State Board were initially adopted in June 1967 following the Legislature’s adoption of the Community College Act of 1967. Since then, several revisions have been made to accommodate changes in the system (see Appendix A: Bylaws of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges).

1.20.20 State Board Organization and Operation

WAC 131-08-005 describes the general description of the State Board’s organization and operation.

1.20.30 Appearances and Presentations before the State Board

Members of the public who wish to make/request formal presentations to the State Board on matters relevant to community and technical college education or matters under consideration by the State Board will be given that opportunity consistent with regulations and procedures as codified in (see WAC 131-08-007).

1.20.40 General Duties and Responsibilities of the State Board

Duties and responsibilities of the State Board are set forth in the following:

  1. General - RCW 28B.50.090 through RCW 28B.50.094
  2. Adult Education - RCW 28B.50.250.
  3. Real Estate - RCW 28B.50.301 and RCW 28B.50.302.
  4. Construction and Bonding for Physical Facilities - RCW 28B.50.340 through RCW 28B.50.409.
  5. Retirement Programs - RCW 28B.10.400 through RCW 28B.10.423.

Policy History

ActionDescriptionRevision Date
SBCTC Resolution 02-09-16 Board approved Policy Manual 9/19/2002

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