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Enforcements for Olympic College

Case Agency Violation/Result Penalty Amount Laws RCW
2021-013 Olympic College

Violation: The former Executive Director of the Olympic College Foundation at Olympic College, may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act by using their position to secure special privileges for another. Evidence indicated that they provided a single candidate multiple scholarships in an excessive amount.

Result: An agreed Stipulation and Order was entered on November 12, 2021 imposing a civil penalty of $1,500.

$1,500 RCW 42.52.070
2008-005 Olympic College

Violation: Olympic College employee may have violated the Ethics in Public Service Act when they made personal phone calls from a state-issued cell phone that resulted in excess charges totaling more than $2,000.

Result: Settlement approved on June 13, 2008 for a Civil penalty of $1,000 and investigative costs in the amount of $200.

$1,000 RCW 42.52.160
1997-019 Olympic College

Violation: Former Olympic College employee violated RCW 42.52.020 and 42.52.070 when she mproperly used sick and annual leave, instructed staff to _cover_ her when absent from work or to indicate not at work when actually present. She violated RCW 42.52.160 and .070 when misappropriated grant funds to support granddaughter's child care, took a state owned art print home and used SCAN system to make personal calls. In addition, she violated RCW 42.52.160 and .030 and .070 when she misappropriated travel and education reimbursement.

Result: Settlement approved on September 17, 1998 to pay $2,000 restitution to Olympic College and additional reimbursement to the State of Washington in the amount of $21.55 for SCAN use.

$2,000 RCW 42.52.020, RCW 42.52.030, RCW 42.52.070, RCW 42.52.160