How to apply

The Sound Transit Board of Directors is seeking interested citizen volunteers to be part of the Citizen Oversight Panel (COP).

Candidates should be able to attend meetings twice each month during normal business hours and must have experience/skills in one or more areas related to the panel's responsibilities:

  • Business and finance management
  • Engineering
  • Large projects construction management
  • Public facilities and services
  • Government processes
  • Public policy development or review

Current openings

There are currently three positions open, one to represent Pierce County, one to represent North King County, and one to represent South King County. To qualify, applicants must be registered to vote within the Sound Transit District and reside and/or work in Pierce County, North King County, or South King County.

Appointment process

Copies of all applications and resumes will be provided to the Board for its review. The Executive Committee will review and recommend candidates and the whole Board of Directors will confirm the appointments.

Sound Transit actively seeks to include persons from diverse backgrounds and professional areas of expertise to support agency oversight, planning and operations. Persons of color and women are encouraged to apply.

To apply

Submit a completed application and a resume to:

Dave Somers

Sound Transit Board Chair

401 South Jackson Street

Seattle WA 98104-2826