Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 68 vacancies on 22 advisory boards and committees.

The deadline to apply is the close of business Friday, March 16.

To apply, phone the commissioners’ office at 360-417-2233; visit their office at the Clallam County Courthouse, Suite 4, 223 E. Fourth St.; or download an application from the county website,

Descriptions of the advisory panels — and the application form itself — are available under the “Boards, Committees and Groups” link on the county website.

Vacancies exist on the following advisory panels, with specific categories listed where applicable:

• Agricultural Commission (7 vacancies) — Openings for representatives of Farmer in Commissioner Districts 1, 2 and 3, an at-large farmer, and three non-farmer at-large.

• Animal Issues Advisory Committee (7) — Openings for a representative of Districts 1, 2, and 3, tribal government, veterinarian, equine and Friends of Forks Animals.

• Board of Equalization (1) — Opening for District I position.

• Boundary Review Board (4) — Openings for two representatives of governor appointee, cities appointee, and special district appointee.

• Building Code Board of Appeals (2) — Openings for representatives for an alternate, and general contractor representative.

• Carlsborg Community Advisory Council (5) — Openings for representatives of resident of a manufactured/mobile home park community with in Carlsborg UGA, business or real property owner within the U.S. Highway 101 commercial zone, business or real property owner within the Carlsborg Village Center and two at-large member who are real property owners within the UGA boundary.

• Chemical Dependency/Mental Health Program Fund Advisory Board (2) — Opening for a representative of a private provider of chemical dependency services not contracting for funding.

• Civil Service Commission (1) — Opening for an independent member.

• Clallam Bay/Sekiu Community Action Team (1)

• Crescent Community Advisory Council (4)

• Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee (4)

• Fair Advisory Board (1) — Opening for representatives of home arts/hobbies and crafts.

• Heritage Advisory Board (2) — Openings for two representatives of District 1.

• Homelessness Task Force (2) — Openings for representatives of tribal government and a youth issues advoca te.

• Marine Resources Committee (1) — Opening for a representative of marine-related recreation and tourism.

• North Pacific Coast Marine Resources (3) — Openings for a Clallam County Citizen from the scientific community and economic groups, as well as a Quileute Tribe representative.

• Olympic Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council (1)

• Peninsula Housing Authority (1) — Opening for Clallam County representative.

• Permit Advisory Board (7) — Openings for representatives of building designer, building trades, certified septic designer/installer, environmental consultant, propane/wood stove contractor, Manufactured Homes/Mobile Home Association and land surveyor.

• Port Crescent Pioneer Cemetery (3)

• Sheriff’s Citizens Advisory Committee (7) — Openings for representatives of Clallam Bay/Sekiu, Forks and unincorporated area, Quileute Tribe, Makah Tribe and Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, law and justice, and at-large.

• Solid Waste Advisory Committee (3) — Openings for representatives of tribal government, business community and at-large.

• Trails Advisory Committee (1) — Opening for representatives of a large private forest company.

Current members with expiring terms who wish to retain their position are asked to provide a written statement to the commissioner’s office: fax at 360-417-2493; mail at 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 4, Port Angeles 98362; or email

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