New openings on ABCs: Economic Development & Parks


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:

  • Economic Development Commission: This committee has 12 openings which carries a three-year term. Per the bylaws, the EDC will advise and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on matters pertaining to the support and growth of a balanced, sustainable economy within the county and cities within the county. The board is committed to balance and diversity of commission membership in the areas of geography, employment, interest, education and experience. Applicants from the traded sector business community with demonstrated leadership, commitment or expertise in business and economic development are encouraged to apply. 

    The deadline for applications is Nov. 30. For more information, contact Catherine Grubowski-Johnson at or 503-742-4303.

  • Parks Advisory Board: This committee has one vacancy which carries a four-year term. This board represents unincorporated areas of the county in advising administration and the BCC on matters pertaining to County Parks’ policies, management, development, acquisition, budgets and other significant matters related to park administration. More on the PAB can be found online.

    The deadline for applications is Nov. 15. For more information, contact Christina Dannenbring at or 503-742-4663.  

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.