Laws, Rules, and Policies

This is your gateway to the laws and rules, rule development, and policies for L&I’s Elevator Program. It also highlights ways to communicate with us.

Volunteer on the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

The following list contains the names of the interested parties who volunteered to be members of the TAC. This committee will evaluate proposed rules focusing on life/safety, state policies, maintaining a fair competitive environment, and correcting errors and omissions.

Elevator Board Members (Non-Voting)
Scott Cleary - Mobility Concepts
Rob McNeill - KONE
ASME Code Panel Member
Kevin Brinkman - NEII
Fire Marshall
Chief Deputy State Fire Marshall Mary Valladares
Dylan Turner - Greenbusch Group
Elevator Labor Representative
Eldon Nickens - IUEC Local #19
General Public Member
Robert McLaughlin
Grain Industry Representative
Mike Wilson-Mobility Concepts
Elevator Mechanics
Steven Wood - Schindler
Jonathan Madison - TKE
Ross Baldwin - Elite Elevator
L&I Inspection (1 Supervisor & 1 Inspector)
Rich Metcalfe--Supervisor
Scott Clement--Inspector
Elevator Contractors
Bob Oury - Pace
David Messina - Otis
Wade Friesen - Vertical Options Elevators
City Regulator (1 Supervisor & 1 Inspector)
Jan Gould- City of Seattle
Dermott Murphy - City of Spokane
Building Owners
Charles Potts - General Partner, Clinton Court Apts
Jack Runyan - Glendale Elks


Laws and Rules

Find out about the laws and rules applicable to elevator work in the state.


See what new rules are in development. Also, get involved in code adoption and rulemaking.

Inspection Technical Briefs and Policies

Review Elevator Program policies and technical briefs for planning, construction, and operation.


Got a question about a rule, law, or policy? Go to this page to see answers to what others have asked or to send a question of your own.


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