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Commissioners seek developmental disabilities board member


Mary Strehlow, Community Services
Phone: (360) 397-2130 ext. 7825

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

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

One position must be filled by a person with knowledge of transportation, which is critical to persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities. A second position must be filled by a person with knowledge of special education, especially transition from school to adulthood. The third position represents families which have a member with an intellectual/developmental disability.

The board includes members of public, private or voluntary agencies, representatives of local governmental 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 Application deadline is Friday, Jan. 31.

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Clark County Community Services: Vanessa R. Gaston, Director
Street address: 1601 East Fourth Plain Boulevard, Bldg 17, Suite A419, Vancouver, WA 98661
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810
Main phone: (360) 397-2130 | FAX: (360) 397-6028
Community Services Fraud and Abuse Hotline
The Fraud and Abuse Hotline number is (360) 397-8030 and is for the reporting of suspected fraud or abuse related to payment for services. Messages may be left anonymously. To speak directly with the Department Compliance Officer, call (360) 397-2075 ext. 7819.
Responsible Elected Official: Board of County Councilors

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