New openings on ABC: Workforce Partnership & Tourism

From: Katie Wilson, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-655-8552

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking interested residents to serve on county Advisory Boards and Commissions (ABCs). These ABCs offer residents the opportunity to become very involved in specific activities and the goals of Clackamas County.

New ABC openings from the past week include:

  • Clackamas Workforce Partnership Board of Directors: This board currently has five vacancies, each of which carries a 3-year term. This board supports a business-led workforce development organization dedicated to taking a leadership role in forging a strong and vital partnership between business and the workforce development community; fostering an accountable, market-driven and world class public workforce system. The Clackamas Workforce Partnership’s (CWP) Board of Directors is made up of representatives from business, organized labor, education, economic development, community-based organizations, and local government. CWP’s mission is to address critical workforce, educational, and training challenges, and develop a skilled workforce that meets the needs of businesses and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County. Learn more online.

    The deadline for applications is July 1. For more information, contact Amanda Amato at amanda.amato@clackamasworkforce.org.

  • Tourism Development Council: This nine-member council has four vacancies, each of which carries a 3-year term. This council guides tourism programs funded through the county’s Transient Room Tax (TRT) and is authorized by County Ordinance to oversee tourism promotion and development in Clackamas County. The council is in need of applicants with: a current management affiliation with a lodging property located within the county, a member at large, as well as applicants with an affiliation to arts, culture, or heritage. Those with a broad perspective and strong interest in implementing an energized and comprehensive tourism program for the county will be the preferred candidates. Board members reflect and represent the diverse population of the county.

    The deadline for applications is May 30. For more information, contact Janice Nilson at 503-655-8490 or call jnilson@clackamas.us.

Individuals interested in these opportunities can apply online or via a paper form that can be obtained from the Public & Government Affairs Department by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.

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