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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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