Interim County Manager Kathleen Otto is seeking applicants for several open positions on the volunteer Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board. All the openings are for terms that begin immediately.
The positions are for Clark County residents that represent:
Member at large, term expires Oct. 31, 2022
Livestock owner, term expires Oct. 31, 2022
Veterinarian or vet tech practicing in Clark County, term expires Oct. 31, 2023
Cat owner, term expires Oct. 31, 2023
Animal welfare group, term expires Oct. 31, 2024
Advisory board members meet quarterly at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. Meeting are usually held at the Clark County Public Safety Complex, 505 NW 179th St., Ridgefield. However, the Board is meeting virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Functions of the 10-member board include:
Reporting to the County Councilors and Vancouver City Council at least once a year on general operations of the Animal Protection and Control Program
Recommending potential modifications to code
Acting as an appeals hearing board
Volunteering at outreach and fundraising events
Promoting the program and its licensing of all dogs and cats.
Applications and a résumé can be mailed to Animal Protection and Control, P.O. Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810 or emailed to [email protected]
For more about the board or to download an application, please go to www.clark.wa.gov/community-development/animal-control-advisory-board.
Application deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, December 22, 2020.