Community Engagement

Title: Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board

Start Date: November 2, 2022

Organization: Clark County

Location: Clark County, WA

The Clark County Council seeks community members with expertise or experience with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The 10-member advisory board makes recommendations to the county council relating to developmental disabilities services and issues.

Six positions must be filled. These are three-year terms beginning January 1, 2023 and ending December 31, 2025. Members appointed to the board included people knowledgeable about developmental disabilities or interested in services to persons with developmental disabilities in the community. Individuals with disabilities, family members, business community members or other interested individuals are encouraged to apply. There is a specific need for one or more individuals with knowledge or experience related to early support for infants and toddlers or early learning.

The Clark County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board values diversity and the advisory board has adopted equity as a priority. People identifying as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ2+, and other historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The advisory board meets at 5:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month. Currently, these meetings are held in a hybrid in-person/virtual format.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to Michelle Pfenning, Clark County Council, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000 or email

Application Deadline is 5pm Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022.