About the Women's History Consortium
Board of Advisors
The board of advisors shall consist of fifteen members. The governor shall appoint eleven members to the board of advisors.
Two members of the senate, one each representing the two largest caucuses of the senate, shall be appointed by the president of the senate,
and two members of the house of representatives, one each representing the two largest caucuses of the house of representatives[,] shall be
appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.
Key responsibilities include:
(1) Organizational and fiscal planning, management, and oversight;
(2) Adopting criteria and procedures for consortium membership and member responsibilities;
(3) Identifying short-term and long-term priorities of the consortium, with special emphasis on short-term priorities
relating to preserving historical information from the last several decades before it is lost;
(4) Appointing special committees and task forces including people from consortium members and nonmembers to assist
with the consortium's tasks; and
(5) Developing recommendations for statewide commemoration of the centennial of the adoption in 1910 of the fifth
amendment to the Washington state Constitution, guaranteeing women's suffrage.