New Volunteer Opportunities: Budget, Community Health, NCPRD Budget & Vector Control

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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.

New ABC openings from the past week include:
 

  • Budget Committee: This committee has three openings, which carry a three-year term. The committee meets monthly to review and discuss budget-related matters. The committee also holds a series of meetings in 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. Applicants for the position must be residents of the county. 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 January 5. For more information, please contact Sandra Montoya at smontoya@clackamas.us.
  • Clackamas County Community Health Council: The council currently has openings for 10 additional members. 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 7:30 pm on the third Wednesday of each month in the County’s Development Services Building in Oregon City. Note: Due to COVID-19, meetings are held in a virtual format until further notice.

    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.

    Application deadline is December 31. For more information, contact Samantha Hatfield at SHatfield@clackamas.us.
  • North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District Budget Committee: This committee as one opening which carries a three-year term. In particular, the county is seeking applicants with a background in finance and parks & recreation services.  The Budget Committee participates annually with the Board in receiving and reviewing the NCPRD budget.  The NCPRD Budget Committee participates in budget meetings in the spring and approves the budget and District tax rate each year. The history and other background regarding the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District can be found on the NCPRD website at www.ncprd.com.

    Applicants from the District’s service area who are dedicated and committed to parks and recreation services are encouraged to apply.

    Application deadline is January 7. For more information, contact Elizabeth Gomez, Financial Operations Manager, at EGomez@ncprd.com or 503-742-4352.
  • Vector Control District Advisory Board: This board has one vacancy which carries a four-year term. Members of the board are appointed for four (4) year terms by the Commissioners and serve in an advisory capacity to them while acting as the policy-making body, managers of the business, and financial affairs of the Clackamas County Vector Control District.  The District is responsible for the control of mosquitoes and flies, of which some are disease-carrying vectors in the County.  The Oregon State Health Department and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife approve the District’s annual control plan.

    The five-member board meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Vector Control District Office, at 1102 Abernethy Road in Oregon City. Applicants are required to live in Clackamas County.  

    The deadline for applications is December 31.  For more information, please contact Theresa Micallef at 503-655-8394 or tmicallef@co.clackamas.or.us

Individuals interested in this opportunity can apply online at http://bitly.com/ClackCoABCs 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.