After attaining initial certification the election administrator is responsible for maintaining his or her certification. Maintenance of certification shall consist of:
(1) Continuous service as an election administrator during the year for which maintenance is required;
(2) Participation in an annual minimum of eighteen hours of continuing education, at least six hours of which shall be on election-specific training. This training may be received at any election oriented workshop or conference sponsored by any of the organizations listed in WAC 434-260-220
. In addition to receiving credit for participation in election workshops or conferences, election administrators may also receive a maximum of two hours for visiting other county election departments for training purposes and for any other training approved by the elections administration and certification board. A maximum of six hours, of the eighteen required, may be derived from a surplus of hours earned in the previous year.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.630
. WSR 05-06-036, § 434-260-300, filed 2/25/05, effective 3/28/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.60.020
. WSR 01-11-111, § 434-260-300, filed 5/21/01, effective 6/21/01; WSR 99-12-004, § 434-260-300, filed 5/19/99, effective 6/19/99. WSR 98-08-010, recodified as § 434-260-300, filed 3/18/98, effective 3/18/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.60.020
. WSR 94-07-018, § 434-60-300, filed 3/8/94, effective 4/8/94.]