New openings on ABCs: Clackamas Workforce Partnership, Historic Review Board, NCPRD – Milwaukie Center, Veteran’s Advisory Council

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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.

Clackamas Workforce Partnership

Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is actively recruiting for members of our Board of Directors, specifically individuals representing Childcare/Early Learning Industry and Healthcare fields in Clackamas County. Potential members must have optimum policy-making authority within the entities they represent. CWP currently has 2 positions available in the public sector. 

CWP is 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 CWP’s 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 business and strengthens the local economy of Clackamas County. 

The Clackamas Workforce Partnership Board: 

  • Invests federal and state resources to increase business productivity and promote a quality workforce in Clackamas County; 
  • Convenes businesses and community stakeholders to increase awareness of and to develop strategies to address local workforce challenges; 
  • Directs the implementation of comprehensive strategies for services to youth with special emphasis on the linkage between business and education and the development of academic and workforce readiness skills; 
  • Promotes business involvement in the workforce system and assists businesses in meeting their recruitment and employee retention needs; 
  • Coordinates workforce activities with economic development and educational organizations in Clackamas County communities; 
  • Provides direction, oversight and support to job seekers accessing the public workforce exchange system. 

The applications for applications is April 12, 2023. For more information, please visit our website or call us at 503-657-6644.

This recruitment is not open to Clackamas County employees.

Historic Review Board

Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking four volunteers interested in serving on the County’s Historic Review Board (HRB). Representation is sought from all demographic areas of the County, in accordance with ZDO Section 1307.03(D). Knowledge and/or expertise in historic preservation are encouraged for all open seats, but the County is specifically looking for someone to provide representation from a historic group within Clackamas County for one of the seats. Three seats are full four-year terms that begin on May 1, 2023 and run through April 30, 2027. The fourth seat is a partial term through April 30, 2024. 

Primary duties of the seven-member board are to review applications for alterations or additions to historic landmark structures, to recommend the designation of new historic structures, and to review other land use applications involving historic landmarks.  The HRB provides review and guidance to the Board of County Commissioners on matters related to historic landmarks. For details, visit our webpage

The HRB meets the second Thursday evening each month as necessary via the Zoom web meeting platform.  

The deadline for applications is March 1, 2023. For more information about the Historic Review Board, please contact Darcy Renhard at 503-742-4545 or via email at 

North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District – Milwaukie Center Community Advisory Board

The board has one opening, which carries a three-year term. The board is the primary policy advisor regarding the activities and operations of the Milwaukie Community Center, and addresses the needs of older adults and people with disabilities in the area. Duties include addressing the programs and facilities of the Milwaukie Community Center concentrating on the needs, and desires of the older adults and others within NCPRD boundaries. Board members must either live or work within the NCPRD boundaries.

The Milwaukie Community Center is a North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) facility. The board meets on the second Friday of each month at the Milwaukie Community Center.

The deadline for applications is March 29, 2023. For more information, please contact the Milwaukie Community Center, Rachelle Bonsi at or 503-794-8013.

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 March 1, 2023. For more information please contact Amy Kelsey at, or 503-650-5643.