From: Pam Girtman, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-742-4353 Date: 6-4-13

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County announces five Aging Services Advisory Council openings

The Clackamas County Aging Services Advisory Council announces five vacancies for members of the public interested in serving the community in a meaningful way.

The council meets once a month for two and a half hours. Each member is encouraged to serve on one additional committee, including 1) the Adult Center Liaison committee, 2) the Joint Advocacy Committee or 3) Age Friendly Communities that include monthly 60- to 90-minute meetings.

The Adult Center Liaison committee meets at a different senior center in Clackamas County each month.

The Joint Advocacy Committee advocates for issues that are important to seniors. Members educate legislators and policy makers in writing, in person and over the phone.

Age Friendly Communities advocate for issues important to all age groups.
Interested individuals need to complete an application form. Applications may be completed and submitted online via the county’s website, http://www.clackamas.us/miscapp/application.jsp. For an application form by mail, contact Citizen Involvement, 503-742-4353, 2051 Kaen Rd., Oregon City, OR 97045. The application deadline is Thursday, June 27.
For more information on the ASAC, call Valerie Skinner at 503-650-5643 or by email at valerieski@clackamas.us.

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