By Senators Sellar, Hansen, Gaspard, Hayner and Jesernig


     WHEREAS, On March 9, 1992, the Pacific Northwest lost a universally respected and dedicated public servant - Sterling Munro; and


     WHEREAS, Sterling Munro served the people of Washington in many capacities - as administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration, as a trustee of Central Washington University, and as administrative assistant to United States Senator Henry Jackson; and


     WHEREAS, Among the many enduring accomplishments for which Sterling Munro is recognized are the establishment of the Northwest Power Planning Council, creation of the North Cascades National Park, and passage of the National Environmental Policy Act; and


     WHEREAS, Sterling Munro will be remembered for his commitment to the environment, for his commitment to higher education, and for the sense of style, integrity, and decorum that characterized his life; and


     WHEREAS, Sterling Munro is survived by his wife Gene, by seven children, and by thirteen grandchildren;


     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate expresses its sympathy to the family of Sterling Munro on his passing; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Senate hereby celebrates the life and legacy of Sterling Munro; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to Sterling Munro's wife, Gene, and children.


I, Gordon A. Golob, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1992-8754,

adopted by the Senate March 12, 1992.





Secretary of the Senate