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News Release
County council seeks volunteer for Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board - 02/16/24

Vancouver, Wash. – The Clark County Council is seeking a community member with expertise in or experience with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities to fill an open position 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.

The position is for an unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2024. This position is eligible for reappointment to another term following the conclusion of this term. 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 on the advisory board for a person with developmental disability.

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 an in-person/virtual hybrid 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 is 5 pm Wednesday, March 20, 2024.

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