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Disability Board (LEOFF 1)

LEOFF I is a state retirement system for Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters that was established in March 1970. It was replaced with LEOFF II in October 1977. To learn more please read the Disability Board Policies and Procedures (PDF).

Board Structure

The Kirkland Disability Board represents their LEOFF I members and was established in 1988. The Board is composed of five members:

  • Two Council members appointed by the Mayor.
  • One Law Enforcement Officer representative elected by the LEOFF I members within their department.
  • One Fire Fighter representative elected by the LEOFF I members within their department.
  • One Citizen-at-Large elected by the Board.

The Board meets every third Tuesday of every other month at 4:30pm in the Norkirk room.  First meeting of the year is held in January.

Board Members
Fire Representative:  Rex Lindquist, Board Chair
Police Representative: Charles Lackey
Deputy Mayor: Jay Arnold
Council member: Neal Black 
Citizen-at-Large: Jeremy Pemble 

To contact a specific board member, please send an email to and it will be forwarded to the appropriate member.

Submitting a Claim for Expenses
Complete the following form for claims for expenses and return with the necessary documentation to Angela Southworth C/O Human Resources, 123 Fifth Ave, Kirkland, WA 98033.

LEOFF I Claim for Expenses. Download the
 LEOFF I Claim for Expense Form form.

This will be a virtual Zoom meeting. To access the meeting online or through telephone: 


September 15, 2020 (PDF)

Helpful Links
Department of Retirement Systems
Social Security Administration
RCW 41.26 Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters Retirement
WAC 415-105 Disability Board Procedures

Human Resources
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
123 5th Ave, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3210 | F. 425.587.3215