Governing Board Semi-Annual Meeting - May 23, 2022


May 23, 2022 at 09:00 AM - May 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM


1 (646) 749-3122 Access Code: 774-212-989


Bobbie Stellner



The Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board (SSTGB), the State and Local Advisory Council (SLAC), Executive Committee and Business Advisory Council (BAC) will meet on May 23 - 25, 2022 at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA.  Member state and non-member state officials, legislators and the business community are invited to attend and provide input.  The Governing Board strongly encourages the attendance of each member state’s appointed Governing Board Delegates (legislative and administrative) to represent their individual states and vote on various changes being considered.  

GoTo Meeting Link (all open sessions)


SLAC  Governing Board  Executive Committee

The final documents to include in the meeting publication handout must be emailed to Craig Johnson no later than May 13, 2022.  If the deadline is missed you should plan to bring at least 100-copies to the meeting for distribution with the meeting publication.


Pacific Time Zone

Monday, May 23, 2022

  • State and Local Advisory Council (SLAC) – All day

Breakfast, Lunch and Breaks Provided

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

  • Business Advisory Council (BAC) - Morning
  • Executive Committee - Morning
  • Governing Board Meeting - Afternoon
  • Dinner Reception – 5:30 to 8:30 PM

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Breaks Provided

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

  • Governing Board Meeting - Morning

Breakfast and Morning Break Provided

The open segments of the meetings will be available by teleconference/webinar.  The invitations will be emailed to the ListServs at a later date.  Please remember to mute your phone/computer until speaking to obtain the best audio quality.  Please do not place the call on hold due to the possible disruption of hold music.  Business Advisory Council (BAC) members will receive the teleconference call-in number and pass code from the Business Advisory Council (BAC) prior to their meeting.

Governing Board meeting attendees are invited to enjoy the evening reception from 5:00 - 8:30pm on Tuesday, May 24th for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a buffet style dinner.

Hotel Murano, an artful downtown Tacoma hotel is located steps from the Tacoma Convention Center and two to three blocks from the city’s best museums and restaurants. In honor of Tacoma’s place in the American glass art movement, Hotel Murano pairs luxurious guestrooms and well-appointed event space with a museum-worthy collection of glass art from around the world.

Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402

You may reserve guest rooms with the online Reservations Link at:  SSTGB Annual Meeting, Tacoma, WA.  Reservations must be cancelled 48 hours prior to arrival in order to avoid a fee equal to one night’s room rate plus tax. (Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have reserved a smaller than usual number of rooms in our block at the rate below.  Therefore, if you are planning to attend in-person, please make sure you reserve your room as early as possible.)

Room Rate - $126.00, the gsa per diem lodging rate + tax.  Our negotiated rate includes complimentary guest room Wi-Fi.  Use Group Code: SSTGB22 when making your reservations.

Room block release deadline, is April 22, 2022.  It is important to reserve a guest room before the April 22nd room block release deadline.  Rooms reserved after that date will not be credited to the contractual room block and may be subject to a higher rate.  Please consider reserving the guest room before travel approval is obtained.

Check-in 3:00 PM and check-out at 11:00 AM. 

Reservations must be made on an individual basis.  Your credit card must be provided to guarantee the reservation.  In order to meet the SST room block requirements, please do not make reservations on,,, other websites or through a travel agent. 


We have negotiated complimentary guest room wireless Internet when booking through our block. 


Sea-Tac Airport (SEA) 
17801 International Blvd
Seattle, WA 98158

The Hotel does not provide complimentary shuttle service from and to the airport.  Consider Uber, Lyft or taxi service.

There are several restaurants within walking distance of the Hotel Murano.

Please forward this announcement to others within your organization. They may subscribe in this link to the “General Public” ListServ to receive meeting notifications and information going forward:

They may also subscribe to the SLAC list serv if they participate in the SLAC meetings.  The Governing Board list serv is intended for appointed delegates only.

Contact Bobbie Stellner at (608) 634-6060 or email



Meeting Registration

Register Now

It is important to pre-register prior to the meeting dates to be included in the catering headcounts, meeting room set-up and seating plans.  Early registration is greatly appreciated! The registration fees must be paid by check or credit card (American Express, Visa, Mastercard or Discover) prior to the meetings.

Register online and pay by credit card or print your invoice to submit with your check payment.


State and Local Advisory Council and Governing Board Meetings

(All state personnel and business community members must register for the SLAC and GB meetings they will attend.)

  • State and Local Advisory Council (SLAC) only (open) $250.00                         
  • Governing Board and Executive Committee only (open) $400.00
  • Both SLAC and Governing Board (open) $490.00

Business Advisory Council Meeting (Tuesday morning only)

(This meeting is only for members of the business community.  Businesses attending the GB and/or SLAC meetings must also register for those meetings.)

  • Business Advisory Council (BAC) Non-members $75.00
  • Business Advisory Council (BAC) Members No charge for BAC Meeting only

Members of the business community who are not members of the Business Advisory Council (BAC) may email Fred Nicely, to obtain information on becoming Business Advisory Council (BAC) members.  Businesses that join the BAC prior to the meeting but after having pre-registered as a non-member will receive a $75.00 registration fee refund upon request.