The Firearms and Archery Range Recreation Advisory Committee evaluates applications for grants in the Firearms and Archery Range Recreation program.

These projects acquire, develop, and renovate shooting and archery ranges and facilities.


  • Live in Washington
  • Interested in public policy
  • Able to seek creative solutions and appreciate other perspectives

Time Commitment

  • 2-4 full days of virtual meetings every other fall/winter
  • Policy feedback time commitment varies


  • RCO will provide the training needed to evaluate grants
  • Stipends are available to eligible committee members

Committee Members

Citizen Members

  • Rachel Bouchillon, Olympia
  • Jenny Bull, Bellingham
  • Bill Cogley, Washougal
  • Rollie Geppert, Olympia
  • Brian Schilt, Tenino
  • Philip Shave, Olympia
  • Lorrie Starkweather, Seattle

Local Agency Member

  • Ty Peterson, King County

State Agency Members

  • Chris Maurer, Department of Ecology, Olympia
  • David Whipple, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia


  • Representative with law enforcement experience

Term Length

4 years

General Resources