Commissioners Seek Members for Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board in Vancouver

The Board of County Commissioners is seeking community members with expertise in or experience with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board.

Two positions, each with a different focus, must be filled. The advisory board is mandated by Washington state law.

One position is for a person representing customers and families of young adults with developmental disabilities, particularly those who use county and state services. The second position is for a person with knowledge of special education, especially autism, and the transition from school to adulthood.

The board includes members of public, private or voluntary agencies, representatives of local jurisdictions and citizens knowledgeable about services to persons with developmental disabilities.

Members serve three-year terms. They meet at 5 p.m. the first Wednesday of every other month at the Center for Community Health, Conference Room C210, 1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to Jennifer Clark, Board of County Commissioners, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver 98666-5000. Applications also can be submitted by email to or fax to (360) 397-6058.

Application deadline is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

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