County Council seeks representative for Solid Waste Advisory Commission

The position represents Clark County at-large and is open to all residents

VANCOUVER — The Clark County Council is seeking applicants for a volunteer position on the Solid Waste Advisory Commission.

The position represents Clark County at-large and is open to all residents. The three-year term begins as soon as the position is filled and ends Dec. 31, 2022.

Commission members act as representatives of their regions or stakeholder groups and advise the county council on solid waste issues, such as recycling, garbage collection, landfills, transfer stations and waste-reduction programs. Members also, at times, participate in solid waste-related projects and engage in the policy process.

The commission meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of February, May, August and November. Meetings are at the Center for Community Health, 1601 E Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver.

Applicants should send a résumé and letter of interest to Michelle Pfenning, County Manager’s Office, PO Box 5000, Vancouver 98666-5000.

Applications also can be sent by email to or fax to (360) 397-6058.

The letter of interest should include:

  • How you represent the interests of Clark County residents.
  • Your personal or professional experience related to solid waste.
  • Your vision for the future of solid waste management in Clark County.

Application deadline is 5 p.m., Fri., March 13.

Visit the Solid Waste Advisory Commission website for more information.

Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.