Charter Review Commission elects Chuck Green to fill open co-chair position

Green joins co-chair Kim Harless and secretary Anthony Vendetti as the three elected officers of the review commission

VANCOUVER – The Clark County Charter Review Commission this week elected Commissioner Chuck Green to fill an open co-chair position. Green joins co-chair Kim Harless and secretary Anthony Vendetti as the three elected officers of the review commission.

Green joins co-chair Kim Harless and secretary Anthony Vendetti as the three elected officers of the review commission.
Green joins co-chair Kim Harless and secretary Anthony Vendetti as the three elected officers of the review commission.

The position was open due to a resignation on the commission.

The Charter Review Commission meets 5 p.m. each Wednesday. The virtual meetings are open to the public. Information on how to participate including providing public comment to the commission is on the county website at https://clark.wa.gov/county-manager/meetings-agendas-archives. Meetings also are broadcast on CVTV channel 23/323 and cvtv.org.

The Charter Review Commission is tasked with reviewing the county’s home rule charter approved by voters in November 2014. This will be the first review of the county’s charter.

The 15 commission members were elected in the Nov. 3 general election. Per the charter, three members were elected countywide and each of the four county councilor districts has three commissioners. Any changes to the charter that the review commission recommends would go to a countywide vote in a general election.

Seeking applicants for open position

The Charter Review Commission is also seeking applicants to fill an open position on the commission. The seat is for an at large position. Applicants must be registered voters currently residing anywhere in Clark County.

The unexpired term begins immediately upon appointment and ends Dec. 31, 2021, at the latest.

Anyone interested in volunteering should send a biographical statement of 100 words or less allocated between the four section headings below and a general statement limited to 200 words or less as would be required for the Local Voters’ Pamphlet. Section headings are not included in the word count.  

  • Elected Experience or Legal/Judicial Experience
  • Professional/Work Experience
  • Education
  • Community Service

Applicants also may include supplemental information such as a résumé. Application materials should be sent to Michelle Pfenning, County Manager’s Office, at Michelle.Pfenning@clark.wa.gov. Applications also may be mailed to P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000.

Application deadline is noon Fri., June 25, 2021. The Charter Review Commission will discuss potential applicants at its June 30 meeting. Applicants should plan to be available during the June 30 meeting to answer potential questions and to provide a two-minute dialogue on why they are interested in being on the commission.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.

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