3. How to apply

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

Candidates should be available 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 two positions open representing the South King County and Pierce subareas, and there will be one opening in the Snohomish subarea in early spring 2019.. To qualify, applicants must be registered to vote within the Sound Transit District and reside and/or work in the South King, Pierce,  or Snohomish subarea.

Appointment process

Copies of all applications and resumes are provided to the Board for review. The Executive Committee reviews and recommends candidates to the entire Board of Directors for confirmation.

Sound Transit actively seeks 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