Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) – Statewide Advisory Committee

About the VSP Statewide Advisory Committee:
  • Advise the Commission and other agencies involved in the development and operation of the Voluntary Stewardship Program.
  • Works with Washington State Conservation Commission Executive Director and VSP work groups to revise draft work plans that are rejected.
  • Committee’s statutorily designated members include two representatives each from environmental interests, agriculture, and counties, and two tribal representatives are invited to participate.
  • View a list of Statewide Advisory Committee members.
  • Policy Advisories.  The Conservation Commission is empowered to establish policies and procedures for implementing the Voluntary Stewardship Program.   The Commission, after consultation with the VSP Statewide Advisory Committee, provides these policy advisories to assist VSP work groups in the planning and implementation of VSP:
Statewide Advisory Committee Meetings

This table will be updated as the committee schedules meetings – please check back

Friday, August 25, 2017, 9:00 am - 3:00 pmWashington State Farm Bureau, 975 Carpenter Rd. NE, Olympia, WA 98516 & by webinarAgendaWebinar
Thursday, July 27, 2017, 9 am - 10 amConservation Commission conference room, 300 Desmond Drive SE, Lacey, WA and by webinarAgendaMinutesWebinar
Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 9 am - 12 noonConservation Commission conference room, 300 Desmond Drive SE, Lacey, WA and by webinar AgendaMinutesWebinar
Friday, March 10, 2017, 9 am - 3 pmDepartment of Ecology, R0A-36 – Auditorium room,
300 Desmond Drive, Lacey, WA 98503-1274;
Colville & webinar
VSP TP & SAC Policy Statement; VSP Monitoring document; VSP Monitoring toolbox framework
Wednesday, February 1, 2017Lacey & webinarAgendaMinutesWebinar;
Anchor QEA Draft WP;
Pacific County Draft WP;
Process Diagram for Formal VSP WP;
VSP and SMP memo
Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 8:30am-12pmLacey, Colville & webinarAgendaMinutesWebinar;
Thurston County VSP Draft WP;
Anchor QEA Draft WP
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 9am-3pmLacey, Colville & webinarAgendaMinutesWebinar
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 8am-12pmLacey, Colville & webinarAgendaMinutes
Wednesday, August 31, 2016Lacey, Yakima, Colville & webinarAgendaMinutesSkagit WP PPT; Skagit Draft WP; Grant CO VSP Chart; OFP PPT; WSDA Ag Viability; WSCC Ag Viability; Grant CO VSP PPT
Monday, August 1, 2016Lacey, Spokane & webinarAgenda Minutes
Thursday, June 30, 2016Washington State Farm Bureau, 975 Carpenter Rd. NE, Olympia, WA 98516AgendaMinutes
Tuesday, May 24, 2016North Bend train depot, 205 McClellan St., North Bend, WAAgendaMinutes

Resources for VSP Administrators:

Bill Eller, VSP Coordinator
State Conservation Commission