Contact the Commission

Mailing Address
600 Capitol Way N.
Olympia, WA 98501-1091

Phone: 360-902-2267
Fax: 360-902-2448

Bradley Smith, Ph.D., Chair
Larry Carpenter, Vice Chair


Kim Thorburn, Commissioner

Kim Thorbum, CommissionerKim Thorburn was appointed to the Commission in March 2015. A retired public health physician, she is a life-long outdoorswoman. Kim has devoted much time to wildlife conservation as a volunteer with agencies and nonprofit organizations. She has considerable experience with policy development, including a short stint as chair of the Washington State Board of Health. Kim continues to pursue her interest in bioethics as a member of the Washington State University Institutional Review Board.

Kim and her husband Terry Allen reside in Spokane and enjoy hiking, horseback riding, cross country skiing, bird watching, and wildlife photography.

(CURRENT TERM: 01/23/2017 – 12/31/2022