From Sequim Gazette:
For their efforts to demand proper open government practices, the Clallam County Quality Care Coalition recently was awarded the Key Award from the Washington Coalition for Open Government (WCOG).WCOG bestows Key Awards to recognize a person or organization who has done something notable for the cause of open government.Bill Kildall and Pat Slaten, organizers of Clallam County Quality Care Coalition, were nominated for the award by Patience Rogge of Port Townsend, a WCOG board member, for their work to monitor the actions of Olympic Medical Center (Public Hospital District No. 2), for recognizing that the board and administration of the hospital district had strayed from strict observance of the Washington state Public Records Act and Open Public Meetings Act, and for taking positive steps to rectify the situation.[…]“Clallam County Quality Care Coalition is a great example of the kind of group we need across the state,” said Toby Nixon, WCOG president.[…]Washington Coalition for Open Government is an independent nonpartisan nonprofit organization founded in 2002 by a group of individuals representing organizations with a broad spectrum of opinions and backgrounds, all dedicated to the principles of strengthening the state’s open government laws and protecting the public’s access to government at all levels.