County seeks volunteers for Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board

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The Clark County Council is seeking community members with expertise in or experience with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board.

The two open positions begin immediately. One is an unexpired term running through Dec. 31, 2022. The second is a three-year term that ends Dec. 31, 2023.

The advisory board makes recommendations to the county council relating to developmental disabilities services and issues. Members provide leadership to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of community programs.

Members appointed to the board include people knowledgeable about developmental disabilities or interested in services to persons with developmental disabilities in the community. Family members, individuals from the business community or other interested individuals are encouraged to apply.

Clark County values diversity and the advisory board has adopted equity as a priority. People identifying as Black, indigenous and people of color as well as other historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

The advisory board meets at 5:15 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month. Currently, these meetings are held via an online meeting platform.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and r?sum? to Michelle Pfenning, Clark County Council, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000 or email to

Application deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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