Enforcements for Department of Fish and Wildlife
|Case||Agency||Violation/Result||Penalty Amount||Laws RCW|
|2019-017||Department of Fish and Wildlife||
Violation: A Fish and Wildlife Biologist 4 may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act by using state resources for his private benefit and gain. Evidence indicated that state email was being used for a March Madness sports pool.
Result: An agreed Stipulation was entered on November 8, 2019 imposing a civil penalty of $500 with $100 suspended.
|2019-034||Department of Fish and Wildlife||
Violation: Former IT Specialist 4 with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act by using state resources for private benefit or gain. Evidence indicated that Mr. Woodard misappropriated over $65,000 in funds when he used state credit cards to buy fuel for his personal vehicles over several years.
Result: An agreed Stipulation and Order was entered on May 14, 2021 imposing a civil penalty of $4,500.
|2018-045||Department of Fish and Wildlife||
Violation: A Department of Fish and Wildlife employee agreed that she may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act when she failed to pay for parking on Capital Campus for approximately one-year.
Result: A Stipulated agreement was entered on May 10, 2019 imposing a civil penalty of $1,000 with $500 suspended.
|2009-008||Department of Fish and Wildlife||
Violation: A former Department of Fish and Wildlife employee violated RCW 42.52.020, .030, .070 and .160 when he used his position to give assurances to wind energy production companies if these companies would donate monies to a non-profit orgainization that he founded and led. In addition, his role as the President of the non-profit organization conflicted with his public duties and he was using his state computer inappropriately.
Result: Settlement approved on October 12, 2010, for a Civil penalty of $15,000.
|$15,000||RCW 42.52.020, RCW 42.52.030, RCW 42.52.070, RCW 42.52.160|