New and recurring openings on ABCs: Forest Advisory Board, Clackamas Workforce Partnership, and Community Health 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 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.

New Vacancies

Forest Advisory Board

The Forest Advisory Board actively participates in providing technical guidance to the forest management program staff in forest management and harvest activities, timber land sales and purchases, and stand improvement activities, along with review of public input related to proposed activities.  

Applicants for the Forest Advisory Board must be residents of Clackamas County, and be foresters or persons who have professional forestry experience in the forest industry, forest consulting or governmental employment, or have a professional forestry education, and should have working knowledge of the Oregon Forest Practices Act.

In order to meet advisory board policy requirements for balance and representation, Commissioners are seeking applicants from diverse backgrounds including government, private industry, consulting forestry, forestry education and small woodland management.

Meetings are held at 6:00pm on a quarterly basis in the office of the Clackamas County Forest Management Program at 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, Oregon.

Application deadline is February 16, 2024. Contact Christina Dannenbring at to request an application or for additional information.  

Clackamas Workforce Partnership

Clackamas Workforce Partnership (CWP) is actively recruiting members of our Board of Directors. Potential members must have optimum policy-making authority within the entities they represent. CWP currently has two positions available in the private 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. Its 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

Employees of Clackamas County are not eligible to be board members.

Application deadline is March 13, 2024. For more information, please visit our website or call us at 503-657-6644. 

Ongoing Recruitment

Clackamas Community Health Council

The Council currently has openings for 14 additional members, comprised of community members, consumers, patients, and clients. The Council oversees operations, budgets, and quality measures at the health centers clinics throughout the county. Per federal requirements, the Council must be composed of a majority of patient members, therefore current patients (or their guardians) will be given priority to join the Council to maintain compliance. The Council conducts business through public meetings that are held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the third Wednesday of each month in a Virtual Format until further notice. Note: Meetings are quarterly held in the County’s Development Services Building in Oregon City.

Council members are not required to have expertise in healthcare, but should be interested in improving the quality of care and patient experience in the health centers. Council members should be comfortable working with a diverse group of people and willing to reach consensus on various topics and make recommendations to health centers leadership and the Board of County Commissioners. Individuals who represent all geographic areas and demographics are highly valued by the Council.

This is an ongoing recruitment until all vacant positions are filled. For more information, contact Juliana Danforth at