Clark County seeks applicants for Community Action Advisory Board


Clark County is currently seeking applications for several positions on the volunteer Community Action Advisory Board.

The board is made up of an elected official, a community representative, and a low-income representative from each of the five county council districts, stated a news release. There is also one at-large member on the board.

Current positions that are open include elected officials from the county’s fourth and fifth districts; low-income representatives from the county’s third, fourth and fifth districts; and community representatives from the county’s first, third and fourth districts. 

The three-year terms for the positions start on Jan. 1 and end Dec. 31, 2025. Incumbents have the opportunity to get reappointed to two additional three-year terms. 

“The advisory board makes recommendations about local government funding for basic needs, self-sufficiency and housing programs,” stated the release from the county. “Members also advocate for services supporting low-income communities, families and persons at local, state and federal levels.”

The county encourages people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to apply, particularly people of color or those from historically oppressed or under-resourced communities, stated the release. 

Interested residents are required to submit an application and resume to Rebecca Royce by mail to Clark County Community Services, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, Washington, 98666-5000 or by email at

Application information can be found online at sory-board or by calling Royce at 564-397-7863.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, Oct. 7.


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