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January 2018 General WATSA Meeting

  • Fri, January 19, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Steilacoom, WA

WATSA holds our annual elections at the January general meeting.  The positions open this year are:

Two general board positions

Eastern WA rep


The Washington Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (WATSA) presents Bob Shilling. Bob is a 36.5 year veteran of the Seattle Police Department where he led the Sex and Kidnapping Offender Detail for 21 years. He served on the Board of Directors of The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers (ATSA) for 5 years, and he is an ATSA Fellow. Bob spent the last three years of his career as the Head of Crimes against Children for INTERPOL in Lyon, France. Under Bob's leadership, his team and network of investigators physically rescued 5,420 victims of sexual abuse through victim identification techniques on child abuse images circulated on the Internet and Darknet. That was more victims rescued in three years than the previous nine years combined. Bob is a 2017 recipient of the ATSA Significant Contribution Award. He is now retired.

Discussion Leader:  Det. Bob Shilling (Retired)


Steilacoom Town Hall Building

1717 Lafayette Street, Steilacoom, WA 98388

Directions I-5 South:

Follow I-5 S to Gravelly Lake Dr SW in Lakewood.

Take exit 124 (Gravelly Lake Dr SW.) from I-5 S

Turn right onto Gravelly Lake Dr SW 

Turn left onto Washington Blvd SW 

Continue straight onto Military Rd SW

Continue onto Old Military Rd

Continue onto Stevens St

Turn left onto Worthington St

Continue onto Garfield St

Continue onto Main St

Turn left onto Lafayette St

Destination will be on the right

Directions I-5 North:

Take exit 119 for Steilacoom toward Dupont Rd

Turn left onto Dupont-Steilacoom Rd  

Turn right to stay on Dupont-Steilacoom Rd

Continue onto Union Ave

Turn right onto Lafayette St

Destination will be on the left



2 hr Off street parking available along Lafeyette St.


You may park in our visitor paid Visitor Parking to the left of the Ferry Dock on Union Ave.

Cost: $8

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