Joel Sacks

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Joel Sacks
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Washington Director of Labor and Industries
Incumbent
In office
January 16, 2013-Present
Years in position 1
PartyNon-partisan
PredecessorJudy Schurke
Compensation
Base salary$140,650
Elections and appointments
AppointedJanuary 2013
Appointed byGovernor of Washington Jay Inslee
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sHaverford College (1991)
Master'sSyracuse University's Maxwell School of Public Affairs (1994)
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Joel Sacks is the current Director of the Washington Department of Labor & Industries. He was first appointed to the position in January 2013 by Governor of Washington Jay Inslee.[1]

Biography

Sacks served four years at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the U.S. Department of Labor. He then joined the state Department of Labor and Industries, serving as deputy director of field services. From there he went to the Employment Security Department, spending five years as assistant commissioner for the Budget, Policy and Communications Division. He was appointed deputy commissioner of the state Employment Security Department Commissioner Paul Trause in October 2010. Sacks served in this role until his appointment as Director of the Washington Department of Labor & Industries in 2013.[2]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, political science, Haverford College
  • Master's degree, public administration, Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Public Affairs[3]

Political career

Director of Labor and Industries (2013-Present)

Sacks was first appointed to the position in January 2013 by Governor of Washington Jay Inslee.[4]

Appointments

2013

Sacks was first appointed as Washington Director of Labor and Industries in January 2013 by Governor of Washington Jay Inslee.[5]

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Preceded by
Judy Schurke
Washington Director of Labor and Industries
2013 - present
Succeeded by
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