Clark County seeks applicants for its parks advisory board


Clark County is looking to fill four vacancies on its seven-member parks advisory board. The four terms will begin immediately.

The advisory board advises the Clark County Council and county staff on parks planning, acquisition, development and related issues, stated a news release from the county.

Applicants must be residents of Clark County. People who apply should have a passion for parks and should be able to commit volunteer hours beyond the monthly board meetings.

Three of the terms end on Dec. 31, 2024, and one ends on Dec. 31, 2025.

“The county is looking for applicants from historically underserved or underrepresented populations including residents who can bring ethnic, cultural, and geographic diversity to the group,” stated the release. “A board member located in north Clark County or in a rural area is preferred to assist with geographic diversity.”

People who speak another language fluently in addition to English are encouraged to include that information in their applications, stated the release.

The advisory board meets from 4 to 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month. They typically meet at the Public Works Operations Center, 4700 NE 78th St., Bldg. B-1, which is served by C-TRAN’s Route 78.

Currently, the board is holding its meetings in a hybrid format using Microsoft Teams in conjunction with the in-person gatherings.

Interested applicants should submit a brief letter of interest and resume to Michelle Pfenning, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, Washington 98666-5000 or by email at

The application deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29.

More information about the parks board is available on the county’s website at


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