City of Vancouver seeks volunteers to serve on Aviation Advisory Committee

The city of Vancouver is seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the Aviation Advisory Committee. Applications must be submitted by April 12.
Planes at Pearson Field Airport. Photo courtesy city of Vancouver

The Aviation Advisory Committee is appointed by the Vancouver City Council to provide advice and recommendations to the airport manager, city manager, City Council and other city departments

VANCOUVER – The city of Vancouver is seeking applicants to fill three vacancies on the Aviation Advisory Committee. Applications must be submitted by April 12.

The Aviation Advisory Committee is appointed by the Vancouver City Council to provide advice and recommendations to the airport manager, city manager, City Council and other city departments regarding the management and operations of the Pearson Field Airport (101 East Reserve Street, Vancouver, WA 98661) and other aviation-related issues affecting the airport and the city of Vancouver. 

Applicants for this vacancy should demonstrate interest in the airport, and/or aviation and aeronautical activities, and preferably have skills in one or more relevant areas such as airport management, legal, marketing, finance, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) knowledge, real estate, business and/or engineering.

There is no city residency requirement to serve but interested applicants must be available for a virtual or phone interview with Vancouver City Councilmembers. This recruitment is for three full-term positions starting May 15, 2024 and expiring May 15, 2027.

To apply online and learn more about the City’s boards and commissions, visit www.cityofvancouver.us/boardsandcommissions. To request a paper application or for more information, contact the boards and commissions coordinator at Vancouver City Hall, P.O. Box 1995, Vancouver, WA 98668, bc_coordinator@cityofvancouver.us or (360) 487-8600. 

About Pearson Field Airport

Pearson Field is one of the oldest operating airfields in the U.S. Located directly east of I-5 and just north of Highway 14 and the Columbia River, the airport is easily accessible by land and air. Each year, Pearson Field and Museum attracts 39,500 visitors to Vancouver, generates $26,998,080 and supports roughly 460 jobs. The city of Vancouver operates the airport, which owns 61.8 acres of the 134.4-acre airport site. The remaining 72.6 acres are owned by the National Park Service and lie within the Vancouver National Historic Reserve.

Information provided by the city of Vancouver.


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