County Council seeks volunteers for Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board

Application deadline is Feb. 10 at 5 p.m.

CLARK COUNTY — The Clark County Council is looking for community members with experience working with people who have intellectual/developmental disabilities to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board. 

The two open positions begin immediately. One is an unexpired term running through Dec. 31, 2022. The second is a three-year term that ends Dec. 31, 2023.

The advisory board makes recommendations to the county council relating to developmental disabilities services and issues. Members provide leadership to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of community programs.

Members appointed to the board include people knowledgeable about developmental disabilities or interested in services to persons with developmental disabilities in the community. Family members, individuals from the business community or other interested individuals are encouraged to apply.

Clark County values diversity and the advisory board has adopted equity as a priority. People identifying as black, indigenous and people of color as well as other historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

The advisory board meets at 5:15 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month. Currently, these meetings are held via an online meeting platform.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resumé to Michelle Pfenning, Clark County Council, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000 or email to Michelle.Pfenning@clark.wa.gov

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Wed., Feb. 10, 2021.

To learn more about the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board go to https://clark.wa.gov/community-services/developmental-disabilities-advisory-board

Information provided by Clark County Communications

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