OPD Advisory Committee

OPDs Advisory Committee includes members appointed by the Chief Justice of the Washington State Supreme Court, the Governor, the Court of Appeals, the Washington State Association of Counties, the Association of Washington Cities, and the Washington State Bar Association, in addition to two Senators and two Representatives selected from each of the two largest caucuses by the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively.  OPDs Director is appointed by the Washington State Supreme Court.

  • Chair Andrea S. Jarmon, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals
  • Judge Rich Melnick, Retired
  • State Senator Mike Padden
  • State Senator Jamie Pedersen
  • State Representative Bruce Chandler
  • Robert Flennaugh II, The Law Office of Robert Flennaugh II, PLLC
  • Dean Chuang, Crary Clark & Domanico PS
  • Ann Christian, Clark County Public Defense Administrator, retired
  • Sharon Swanson, Association of Washington Cities
  • State Representative Amy Walen
  • Thurston County Commissioner Tye Menser, Washington State Association of Counties
  • Governor appointment- Vacant
  • Governor appointment- Vacant



Access Washington, Official State Government Website

 Privacy | Whistleblower | Contact Us

© Copyright 2022  Washington State Office of Public Defense