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.
Individuals interested in this opportunity can apply online or via a paper form that can be obtained from the Public & Government Affairs Department by calling 503-655-8751.
Aging Services Advisory Council
The Clackamas County Aging Services Advisory Council is committed to ensuring that Council membership reflects the diversity of Clackamas County residents. The Council actively seeks members from all regions of the county, all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations and cultures. The lived experience of council members is valued, including but not limited to experience living with a low income, being housing insecure, transit dependent, socially isolated, living with a disability, and being a caregiver. Members are encouraged to bring their lived experience to the Council discussions while considering the best way forward for all Clackamas County seniors.
The council advises county agencies on matters that impact seniors and disabled persons. Council members participate in the evaluation of various aging related programs in the county, including senior centers, caregiving services, health issues, and volunteering opportunities. It meets the third Monday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon, except July and August.
The Council has eight openings serving three-year terms!
The application deadline is Feb. 15, 2023. For more information please contact Amy Kelsey at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 503-650-5643.
Enhanced Law Enforcement District Advisory Board
The eleven member advisory board represents the various geographic and demographic interests of the district. It assists the Sheriff with identifying public expectations for the District, recommending service priorities, and supporting the Sheriff’s Office outreach functions. The committee meets every 2 months.
The District was approved by voters in the November 1994 general election and became effective July 1, 1995. Its purpose is to increase the level of sheriff’s patrols to meet the increased demand of urban Clackamas County. It serves the residents in unincorporated Clackamas County within the Urban Growth Boundary (as it existed in 1995), as well as the city of Johnson City.
Interested individuals must live within the unincorporated area of Clackamas County and within the Enhanced Law Enforcement District. To find out if you live within the District, please call Sarah Comstock at 503-785-5020.
The application deadline is Feb. 1, 2023. For more information, contact Sarah Comstock at email@example.com or 503-785-5020 (voicemail option).
Veterans Advisory Council
The Clackamas County Veterans Advisory Council is committed to ensuring that Council membership reflects the diversity of Clackamas County residents. The Council actively seeks members from all regions of the county, all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations and cultures. The Veterans Advisory Council’s nineteen members advise the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners and the Department of Health, Housing and Human Services on all matters relating to the provision of services to veterans, their families and dependents, ensuring that their needs are recognized and addressed in a timely manner. Veterans Advisory Council also makes recommendations regarding current issues affecting veterans, their families and dependents. Meetings are the 4th Thursday, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
The Council has nine openings serving two-year terms!
The application deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. For more information please contact Amy Kelsey at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 503-650-5643.