Two positions open on county volunteer Public Health Advisory Council
Vancouver, WA – The Clark County Board of Health is seeking applicants for two positions on the volunteer Clark County Public Health Advisory Council. The positions are open to Clark County residents who are consumers of public health services.
Both openings are for three-year terms that begin Oct. 1, 2017.
The council meets 6-8 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month. The meeting is in the second-floor main conference room at the Center for Community Health, 1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd.
The Public Health Advisory Council makes recommendations to the county councilors in their capacity as the Board of Health. The advisory council identifies needs and suggests ways to enhance the community’s health. Among the council’s top priorities are addressing adverse childhood experiences, community health improvement planning and support for healthy children.
Clark County Public Health protects the community's health by preventing disease, responding to health threats, and reducing health disparities. The department promotes healthy communities and environments, health equity, and disease and injury prevention. With community partners, Public Health works to promote healthier choices; ensure the safety of food and water; reduce environmental waste and contamination; and protect people from disease outbreaks through monitoring, early detection and swift response.
People interested in being appointed to the council should submit a letter and résumé to Jennifer Clark, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, 98666-5000.
Applications also can be faxed to 360.397.6058 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.