Boards and Commissions Vacancies - February 19 - April 2, 2019

Release date: 02/19/2019
Sponsored by: Board of Commissioners

Per Board of Commissioners procedures, the County Administrative Office is soliciting applications from individuals for a six-week period. Staff will keep the Commissioners apprised of applications received and of approaching deadlines.

As specified in the revised "Recruitment, Selection and Appointment Process," there will be an opportunity for the Board to discuss appointments at a worksession prior to scheduling any formal action.


Fairgrounds Advisory Committee – 2 positions available now

Description: The Fairgrounds Advisory Committee provides input on the priorities and development of the Fairgrounds Master Plan, and other plans including: capital projects, maintenance, non-fair marketing and other strategic initiatives. As advocates, this committee works with local partners and the community at-large to communicate and encourage participation in Fairground developments.
Member Description: Nine members who represent the county geographically and in fields of interest or occupation. Two members are ex officio: a member of the Board of Commissioners and the President of the Fair Board (or designee)
Term: 3 Years
Contact: Leah Perkins-Hagele, (503) 648-1416


Public Health Advisory Council – 2 positions available now (Elected Official; Licensed Practicing Physician)

Description: The Council advises the Board of Commissioners in its role as the Board of Health for Washington County, makes recommendations to the Board and the Public Health Division Manager on health matters, and serves as a liaison between the community and Board.
Member Description: Comprised of sixteen members, including state licensed health care practitioners and persons well-informed in public health matters; all members shall be residents of or working in Washington County. (Not included in this count is a non-appointed, non-voting position from the Washington County Board of Commissioners.)
Term: 4 years
Time Commitment: 2 hours monthly
Meetings: At least 10 times annually; to be determined by initial membership vote
Contact: Tricia Mortell, (503) 846-4745


Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee (URMDAC) – 1 alternate position is available now

Description: URMDAC advises the Board and staff on matters related to road maintenance provided by the Urban Road Maintenance District (URMD). URMDAC reviews and makes recommendations regarding URMD's level of service and annual work program, assists in evaluating the cost effectiveness and efficiency of URMD, assists in informing URMD activities and advises on continuation of URMD and/or other long-range funding opportunities for road maintenance.
Member Description: URMDAC is comprised of eight (8) residents of the Urban Road Maintenance District appointed by the Board. Two (2) alternate members are also appointed. URMDAC is similar in function to the long-standing Rural Roads Operations and Maintenance Advisory Committee (RROMAC). Eligible candidates must be residents of the Urban Road Maintenance District.
Term: 3 years
Time Commitment: 2 to 4 hours of meeting and preparation time per month
Meetings: Third Wednesday
Contact: Sherri McFall, (503) 846-7615


The application deadline is April 2, 2019 or open until filled. Applications may be obtained by visiting the Boards and Commissions website.

Boards, committees and commissions advise the Board of Commissioners on matters of interest to people who live and work in Washington County. Committees themselves do not pass ordinances to establish policy; their purpose is to study issues and make recommendations. Commission members


Media Contact:

Ana Noyola, Management Analyst I
(503) 846-2940