The Personnel Resources Board is adhering to guidelines to mitigate social distancing and face-to-face interactions as recommended by the CDC due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are currently in the process of notifying parties on hearing dates, locations and the means we will be conducting hearings. Please check this page often for updates on future hearings.
|Nancy Holland Young||Chair||January 4, 2023|
|Peter Gayton||Vice Chair||January 1, 2025|
|Christina Peterson||Member||January 4, 2027|
Board members are appointed by the governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate.
The Personnel Resources Board hears appeals filed by civil service employees of the state of Washington. The board has three members, appointed by the Governor, subject to Senate confirmation.
Permanent state employees not subject to a collective bargaining agreement can appeal these actions directly to the board:
Any permanent state employee can appeal a Director’s Review determination on these actions:
|If you are appealing:||The board must receive your appeal within 30 calendar days of:|
|A disciplinary action, layoff or separation||The effective date of the action/layoff/separation|
|A rule violation||The date you could reasonably be expected to have knowledge of the action giving rise to a law or rule violation claim, or the stated effective date, whichever is later|
|A Director’s Review determination||The service date of the determination|
|The exemption of your position||The effective date of the exemption, or the notice of exemption, whichever is later.|
You can mail, fax or deliver your appeal in person to the board — see the top right of this page for our address. There are two ways to compile your appeal: