GAL Committee Members

Penny Allen filed this request with the Kitsap County Superior Court of Kitsap County, WA.


From: Penny Allen

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act) and Washington State GR 31.1, I hereby request the following records:

The state judiciary’s rule regarding inspection and copying of administrative records is General Court Rule GR 31.1 (GR 31.1). This rule memorializes the state judiciary’s commitment to an open administration of justice as provided in Article I, Section 10 of the Washington State Constitution.

A judicial “administrative record” means a public record created by or maintained by a court or judicial agency that is related to the management, supervision, or administration of the court or judicial agency.

A court or judicial agency can include: Washington State Supreme Court , Court of Appeals, Divisions I, II, and III , Superior Courts , District and Municipal Courts Administrative and Clerks’ Offices of the above courts, Any state Judicial Branch entity identified in GR 31.1(k).

Records may be in a variety of forms such as: Written document , Audio or video recording, Picture , Electronic disk , Magnetic tape , Email message.
Please provide the following documents:

*All records, schedules, memos showing meeting dates and times of GAL committee from 01/2015 to present date.
*All records, memos showing GAL committee member names and titles. Please include all members who have served since the date of 01/2015 to present.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Penny Allen

From: Kitsap County Superior Court

Good afternoon:

Please find, attached, the Kitsap County Superior Court's initial response to your administrative records request under General Rule 31.1 which was emailed to the Court's general email address on April 26, 2018.

This shall serve as the Court's Initial Response as prescribed under GR 31.1(c)(3).

Thank you for your patience and consideration.


Frank A. Maiocco, Jr.
Court Administrator
Kitsap County Superior Court

From: Penny Allen

Mr. Miaocco,

In response to your notice to me:

☒The requested records will be available as electronic copies no later than 5/25/2018. The cost to you for electronic copies of the documents you’ve requested is $0.00 as long as I may provide them via email.

Emailing the records is acceptable.

Thank you,
P. Allen

From: Kitsap County Superior Court

I am scheduled out of the office from Friday, April 27, 2018 through Tuesday, May 8, 2018, and will have limited access to email during this time. I will respond to any waiting email messages on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

If you require immediate assistance in my absence, please contact Jerrie at or Lorraine at

Thank you very much.

From: Kitsap County Superior Court

Good morning, Ms. Allen:

Please find, attached, a cover letter and Kitsap County Superior Court administrative records responsive to your email request of April 26, 2018 under GR 31.1.

Thank you for your inquiry.

Frank A. Maiocco, Jr.
Court Administrator
Kitsap County Superior Court