Here is a link to the WDFW "Operating Protocols and Guidelines for Advisory Groups". Depending on the group, a chair may be elected and the group then sets its agenda.

The Open Public Meetings Act (RCW 42.30) provides the sideboards for the meetings

The WDFW staff coordinator "....will assist each advisory group in understanding whether the OMPA applies as a matter of law. Nevertheless, the Department encourages...advisory conduct their business in an open, transparent manner, consistent with the intent of the act."