About the committee
The Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations, or LCEDIR, is a bipartisan, bicameral committee of the legislature which is authorized under state law (Title 43.15.060 RCW) to study and review economic development issues. The committee’s duties include special emphasis on international trade, tourism, investment and industrial development, and assisting the legislature in developing a comprehensive and consistent economic development policy. The lieutenant governor serves as the committee’s chair.
The committee consists of six Senators and six Representatives, with three Democratic members and three Republican members appointed from each legislative body.
Information about committee meetings, including links to annual reports, can be found on our LCEDIR meeting information page.
Members appointed from the Washington State Senate
Sen. Randi Becker (R)
Sen. Sharon Brown (R)
Sen. Bob Hasegawa (D)
Sen. Curtis King (R)
Sen. Christine Rolfes (D)
Sen. Reuven Carlyle (D) | Alternate
Members appointed from the Washington State House of Representatives
Rep. Richard DeBolt (R)
Rep. Jeff Morris (D)
Rep. Norma Smith (R)
Rep. J.T. Wilcox (R)
Rep. Sharon Wylie (D)