Application deadline has been extended to 5 pm Wed., Dec. 9
VANCOUVER – The Clark County Council is seeking community members with expertise in or experience with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board.
The 10-member 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.
Six positions must be filled. These are three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2023, and ending Dec. 31, 2025.
Members appointed to the board include people knowledgeable about developmental disabilities or interested in services to persons with developmental disabilities in the community. Individuals with disabilities, family members, members of the business community or other interested individuals are encouraged to apply. There is a specific need for one or more individuals with knowledge or experience related to early support for infants and toddlers or early learning.
The Clark County Developmental Disability Advisory Board values diversity and the advisory board has adopted equity as a priority. People identifying as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ2+ as well as other historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
The advisory board meets at 5:15 pm the first Wednesday of every month. Currently, these meetings are held in a hybrid in person/virtual format.
To apply, please send a letter of interest and résumé to Michelle Pfenning, Clark County Council, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000 or email to Michelle.Pfenning@clark.wa.gov.
Application deadline has been extended to 5 pm Wed., Dec. 9.
Information provided by Clark Co. WA Communications.
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