Board appoints two new Planning Commission members
Jennifer Clark, Commissioners' Office
Phone: (360) 397-2232
Vancouver, WA – The Board of County Commissioners on Wednesday appointed Battle Ground resident James A. Gizzi and Hazel Dell-area resident Eileen J. Qutub to fill vacant seats on the Planning Commission.
Gizzi, a 14-year Dollars Corner-area resident, has worked in wireless telecommunications and project management in Southwest Washington, Oregon, Illinois and Indonesia. He has worked on local transportation, water quality and school issues. He earned a bachelor of science at the University of Illinois.
Qutub has worked as a real estate broker in Vancouver and the Portland area. She also served as a consultant to and executive director of the Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust in Portland. From 1995 to 2001, she served as an Oregon State Senator and State Representative. She earned a bachelor of arts at George Fox University.
The Planning Commission is a seven-member panel that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land-use planning, zoning and development in unincorporated areas. Topics include growth management, roads, public facilities plans, development regulations and county ordinances.
Commissioner terms are for up to six years and begin in January. For more information on the Planning Commission, go to http://www.clark.wa.gov/planning/commission.html.
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