New openings on ABC: Budget, Emergency Medical & Workforce

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 County Budget Committee: This committee has an opening for one position which carries a three-year term. This committee advises on the annual budget for the primary county government. Applicants for the position must be residents of the county and be available to attend a series of meetings during May and/or June to review and approve a budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The county operates on a July 1 to June 30 fiscal year. The committee also meets quarterly to review and discuss budget-related matters. In order to have balance and diversity of membership representation in terms of geographic area, gender and experience, commissioners seek volunteers from all backgrounds and areas of the county.

    The application deadline is Aug. 13. For more information, please contact Laurel Butman at lbutman@clackamas.us or 503-655-8893.
     
  • Emergency Medical Services Council: This council is seeking two volunteers to fill the roles of City Representative and Emergency Medical Physician Representative on the council. City Representative candidates should serve in a public capacity for a city in the county. Emergency Medical Physician Representative candidates should be licensed emergency medical physicians currently practicing in the county. Each role carries a three-year term. This council advises the Board of County Commissioners on matters relating to the organization and running of emergency medical services in the county. The council meets quarterly and considers proposals from members, guests, and related subcommittees.

    The deadline for applications is July 26. For more information, contact Jack Nuttall at jnuttall@clackamas.us or 503-742-5333.
     
  • Clackamas Workforce Partnership Board of Directors: This board has three vacancies, each of which carries a three-year term. The board is seeking volunteers representing (but not limited to) construction, labor, technology, farming and healthcare fields in Clackamas County. The Clackamas Workforce Partnership (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, and fostering an accountable, market-driven and world-class public workforce system. The 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 the county.

    The deadline for applications is Oct. 18. For more information contact Amanda Amato at board@clackamasworkforce.org or 503-657-6644. 

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.