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Governor's Office of Indian Affairs


The Governor's Office of Indian Affairs (GOIA) serves as a liaison office between state, federal, local, and tribal governments and organizations. The GOIA assists the state in developing and implementing policies, as well as conducting its relations with federally-recognized tribes on a government to government basis, consistent with the principles identified and affirmed in the 1989 Centennial Accord, 1999 Millennium Agreement, and RCW 43.376.

Agency Mission

The Governor's Office of Indian Affairs promotes the government to government relationship between the state of Washington and Indian tribes, advocates for the social and economic betterment of all American Indians and Alaska Natives living within Washington state and educates for a greater cultural understanding of the state’s first citizens.
Request 770,000
Net change from current biennium (30,000) Decrease
Percent change from current biennium (3.8%) Decrease

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
800,000 General Fund - State 527,446 800,000 770,000
28,000 28,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 28,000
828,000 28,000 Total Appropriated Funds 555,446 800,000 770,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 264
State Agency Ofc Relocat Pool Acct - Nonappropriated 69,769
Total Non-Appropriated Funds 70,033

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 314,456 352,803 140,462 389,000 381,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
89,737 16.7% (132,214) (21.1%) 276,735 56.1%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.0 2.0