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News Release
City seeks volunteers to serve on Aviation Advisory Committee - 01/21/22

Vancouver, Wash. – The City of Vancouver is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on the Aviation Advisory Committee. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on March 11.

The Aviation Advisory Committee is appointed by the Vancouver City Council to provide advice and recommendations to the airport manager, city manager and city council, as well as other city departments, regarding the management and operations of the Pearson Field Airport (201A 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 engineering. 

There is no city residency requirement to serve but interested applicants must be available for an online interview with Vancouver City Councilmembers. This recruitment is for seats with terms that vary in length (one to three years); all seats will have the option to seek reappointment for another full, three-year term. 

To apply online, 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, c_coordinator@cityofvancouver.us">bc_coordinator@cityofvancouver.us or 360-487-8600. 

For more information about the Aviation Advisory Committee, please visit www.cityofvancouver.us/aac

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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 attract 39,500 visitors to Vancouver, generates $26,998,080 and supports roughly 460 jobs. The airport is operated by the City of Vancouver, 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.

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