Washington State Public Disclosure Commission

Hilton (Vancouver WA) | Spruce meeting room

 301 W 6th Street, Vancouver, WA, 98660

Note that this agenda is subject to change. Please check the ** PDC website ** for the current version. 

The Public Disclosure Commission Meeting will be streamed live on TVW at WAPDC.04.23.24

Commission members and PDC staff may attend in-person or remote.

Public Comment period is at 1:05 p.m. To provide public comment remotely during comment period please email pdc@pdc.wa.gov prior to the start of the meeting to register and obtain information on how to participate.

Public comment can be submitted online at: SUBMIT PUBLIC COMMENT

Note: To ensure timely distribution, please submit materials related to the public comment portion by Tuesday 04.23.24, by 5 P.M. to allow time for the Commission and staff to review.

All times shown for consideration of agenda items (other than the time of convening) are approximate and may vary, depending on the amount of discussion required for each.

12:00 PM Executive Session

Discussion of matters allowed in executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110, including but not limited to, discussion of enforcement matters and pending and potential litigation with legal counsel, and review of performance of public employees. Possible action regarding pending litigation, or other matters properly discussed during executive session, will be taken following the executive session. 

1:00 PM Chair Opening Comments
1:05 PM Public Comment Period

Written Comment Submitted

1:15 PM Consideration and Possible Approval of Meeting Minutes
  • March 14, 2024 Special Meeting
  • March 28, 2024 Regular Meeting
1:20 PM Budget
1:30 PM Reporting Modification(s)

Renewal Modification Request:


1:50 PM Enforcement Update
  • Enforcement Report – Categorization and Status of Open Complaints
2:00 PM Rulemaking
  • Discussion of proposed rules re synthetic media (“deepfakes”) in electioneering communications, Chapter 42.62 RCW (public hearing scheduled for May 23, 2024).
  • Discussion of draft emergency rule re sponsor identification of yard signs and implementation of HB 2032 (2024).
2:30 PM Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey
  • Update on Election Administration Issues
2:45 PM Representatives of Oregon Secretary of State Elections Division
  • Recent developments in campaign finance regulation
3:00 PM Discussion of Deepfake Media in Political Advertising
  • Jevin West, Founding Director of the UW Center for an Informed Public
  • Oren Etzioni, Founder of TrueMedia.org
  • Lucas Hansen and Siddarth Hiregowdara from CivAi.org
3:45 PM Break Period
4:15 PM Strategic Plan Charter Review
4:30 PM Management Team Updates
  • Executive Director Update | Peter Frey Lavallee, Executive Director
  • Deputy Director Update | Kim Bradford, Deputy Director
  • Customer Service and Filer Assistance Update | Kendra Hodgson, Customer Service and Outreach Director
  • Information Technology Update | James Gutholm, Chief Information Officer 
4:45 PM Adjourn