County seeks volunteers for Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board


Clark County is seeking applicants for the volunteer Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board, which advises the County Council on animal-related issues and promotes animal welfare and safety in the community. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Friday, May 31.

Positions on the advisory board are open to Clark County residents. All terms begin immediately and end Oct. 31, 2027.

Available positions include representatives for cat owners, veterinarians/technicians, facility owners and those without domestic animals.

Advisory board members meet quarterly at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. Meetings are currently being held virtually using Microsoft Teams, the county news release stated.

The Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board reports to the County Council at least once a year on general operations of the Animal Protection and Control Program. The board also recommends potential changes to improve animal welfare and services. Board members serve on a hearing tribunal for minor appeals of violation notices, as well.

Application forms are available at

Applicants can send a filled form and resume to Animal Protection and Control, P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666, or email