Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 123 vacancies on 20 advisory boards and committees.

The deadline to apply is the close of business Wednesday, July 15.

To apply, call 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.

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 to

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

• Agricultural Commission (6 vacancies) — Openings for representatives of Farmer in Commissioner Districts 1, 2 and 3; an at-large farmer; and two non-farmers at-large.

• Behavioral Health Advisory Board (2) — Openings for a private provider of chemical dependency services not contracting for funding; and a consumer/past consumer of chemical dependency/mental health services.

• Boundary Review Board (3) — Openings for a governor appointee; cities appointee; and special district appointee.

• Building Code Board of Appeals (4) — Openings for representatives for two alternates; an an ICC-certified fire marshal; fire inspector, or fire plan examiner; and an ICC-certified building official, building inspector or plans examiner.

• Carlsborg Community Advisory Council (6) — Openings for representatives of resident within UGA exclusive of any manufactured/mobile home community; representatives of resident of a manufactured/mobile home park community with in Carlsborg UGA; business or real property owner within the Carlsborg Industrial 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.

• Clallam Bay/Sekiu Community Action Team (3) — Openings for three at-large members.

• Crescent Community Advisory Council (4) — Openings for representatives of Crescent School District Alternate; Grange, Area business owner or individual who owns commercially zoned property; and Crescent School District Student Body Alternate.

• Developmental Disabilities Advisory Committee (4) — Openings for four committee member positions.

• Fair Advisory Board (3) — Opening for a representatives of the Agriculture At-large; Arts/Photography; and 4-H Homemakers.

• Homelessness Task Force (35) — Openings for representatives of Health and Human Services Department HHS Alternate; City government of Port Angeles Alternate; City government of Forks; City government of Forks Alternate; City government of Sequim; City government of Sequim Alternate; Tribal government of Jamestown S’Klallam; Tribal government of Jamestown S’Klallam Alternate; Tribal government of Lower Elwha Klallam; Tribal government of Lower Elwha Klallam Alternate; Tribal government of Makah; Tribal government of Makah Alternate; Tribal government of Quileute; Tribal government of Quileute Alternate; Healthcare providers Alternate; Peninsula Housing Authority Alternate; Mental health/substance use providers Alternate; Domestic violence/sexual assault providers Alternate; Department of Social and Health Services; Department of Social and Health Services Alternate; West End service providers Alternate; Serenity House; Serenity House Alternate; Olympic Community Action Programs Alternate; United Way Alternate; WorkSource Alternate; Law and justice system; Law and justice system Alternate; Faith community Alternate; Business community Alternate; (3) Homeless or formerly homeless Alternate; At-large Alternate; Advocate for youth issues Alternate; and Advocate for veterans issues alternate.

• Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (1) — Opening for a representative for a collector of the tax.

• Marine Resources Committee (18) — Openings for representatives of Sequim City Council Alternate; Port Angeles City Council; Port Angeles City Council Alternate; Port of Port Angeles Commission Alternate; Makah Tribe Alternate; Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe; Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe Alternate; Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Councils Alternate; At Large Alternate ; At Large Alternate; Marine Related Recreation and Tourism; Marine Related Recreation and Tourism Alternate; Conservation/Environmental Alternate; Academic Community Alternate; District I Alternate; District II Alternate; District III Alternate; and Development Community Alternate.

• North Olympic Library System (1) — Opening for one board member position.

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

• Permit Advisory Board (9) — Openings for representatives of architect; building designer; building trades; certified septic designer/installer; Economic Development Council; environmental consultant; propane/wood stove contractor; Manufactured Homes/Mobile Home Association; and ex officio-planning manager.

• Planning Commission (1) — Opening for a representative of District Ia.

• Port Crescent Pioneer Cemetery (2) — Opening for two committee member positions.

• Sheriff’s Citizens Advisory Committee (6) — Openings for representatives of Clallam Bay/Sekiu, Forks and unincorporated area; Quileute Tribe; Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe; Joyce; and law and justice.

• Solid Waste Advisory Committee (8) — Openings for representatives of City of Sequim; Solid Waste Industry (West Waste Recycling); Solid Waste Industry (West Waste Recycling) alternate; Tribal Government Alternate; City of Port Angeles; City of Port Angeles alternate; City of Forks alternate and Business Community alternate.

• Trails Advisory Committee (6) — Opening for representatives of Olympic National Park; Off-Road Motorized User Groups; and U.S. Forest Service (ex-officio member).

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