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Railroad Advisory Board

Next public meeting

When: The advisory board typically meets 4-5:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month.

Where: Clark County Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., sixth-floor training room, Vancouver

Agendas and minutes

The Clark County Railroad Advisory Board (RRAB) studies ways to improve the economic stability of the railway and explores recreational opportunities and other uses for the rail line.

Appointed by the Board of County Councilors, the 15-member advisory board represent a variety of interests, including BNSF Railway, Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, Columbia River Economic Development Council, Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce, Washington State University Extension Service, trail organizations and citizens.

If you would like a member of the Railroad Advisory Board to speak at a community meeting or event, please contact Todd Coleman, at


Name Term expires
Daniel Weaver 12/31/15 as Vice-Chair
Lloyd Lycan 12/31/15
Chad Eiken, City of Vancouver 12/31/17
Dick Clairmont 12/31/15 
Todd Coleman, Port of Vancouver

12/31/16 as Board
12/31/15 as Chair

Scott Dalesandro  12/31/16
Bill Ganley, City of Battle Ground 12/31/16
Jon Yamashita 12/31/16
Jack Melton 12/31/15
Denise McCarty, CREDC 12/31/17

John Shaffer

Thomas Smith 12/31/16
Will Pickering, Battle Ground, Yacolt & Chelatchie Prairie Railroad Association (BYCX) Ex-Officio
Eric Temple, Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad (PVJR) Ex-Officio 

Correspondence to the advisory board should be addressed to:
Clark County Railroad Advisory Board
Railroad Coordinator
Clark County General Services
P.O. Box 5000
Vancouver, WA 98666-9810

Clark County General Services Director: Robert Stevens
Street address: 1300 Franklin Street, Suite 650, Vancouver, WA 98660
Main phone: (360) 397-2323 | FAX: (360) 397-6027
Responsible Elected Official: Board of County Councilors

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