A SEPA advisory committee (the committee) shall be established to assist the university with environmental review and with integrating SEPA procedures with the planning and decision-making process. The committee shall aid the university in complying with the State Environmental Policy Act (chapter 43.21C
RCW) and State Environmental Policy Act rules (chapter 197-11
WAC), except for those actions pertaining to the metropolitan tract. The committee shall consist of members representing the students, faculty, and staff of the university and shall be appointed by the president. It shall be the mission of the committee to ensure that sound decision making at the university includes early consideration of environmental values and goals and timely preparation and review of environmental analysis.