Community Oversight Panel
The Community Oversight Panel independently monitors Sound Transit to make sure it meets its commitment to voters.

How to apply

The Sound Transit Board of Directors is seeking interested volunteers to join the Community Oversight Panel (COP). There are currently no positions available on the panel, however, the Sound Transit Board of Directors is always seeking interested volunteers. Applications may still be submitted and will be considered once an opening on the panel arises.

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. 

Candidates should be available to attend meetings once each month during evening from 5:30 – 8:15 p.m. and must have experience, skills, or insight in one or more areas related to the panel's responsibilities:

  • Community engagement activities
  • Project planning and alignment decisions
  • Budget and financial plan
  • Project schedule and budget adherence
  • Agency performance audits
  • Social justice and equity
  • Passenger experience

Current panel openings

There are currently no openings available on the Community Oversight Panel.

To apply

Submit an application online, or mail/email a completed application and a resume to:

Kent Keel
Sound Transit Board Chair
401 South Jackson Street
Seattle WA 98104-2826

Or  

Emailtheboard@soundtransit.org