County, Woodland, Camas seek applicants to serve on Clark County Arts Commission

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Clark County and the cities of Woodland and Camas are accepting applications to fill three positions on the Clark County Arts Commission.

The county is looking for a volunteer to fill the position for a member of the business community. Camas and Woodland are looking to fill the seats representing their respective jurisdictions.

All terms are four years in length and begin immediately. The commission typically meets at 5:30 pm the first Tuesday of the month on the sixth floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. However, meetings are currently virtual due to the pandemic.

The Arts Commission is made up of 11 volunteer members. Each participating city appoints one member and the county manager appoints three members representing the arts, arts education and business communities.

The commission advises and collaborates with the county council and city councils and reports accomplishments to the community. Members advocate for the arts in the community, at public hearings, budget hearings and other public forums.

Here is how to apply for the open positions:

  • Business representative: Submit a letter and résumé to Michelle Pfenning, County Manager’s Office, PO Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000. Applications also can be faxed to 360.397.6058 or emailed to 
  • Woodland: Submit a letter and résumé to Clerk/Treasurer, Mari Ripp, PO Box 9, Woodland, WA 98674 or to
  • Camas: Submit a letter and résumé to or call 360.834.6864

Application deadline is 5 pm, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.

Learn more about the Clark County Arts Commission at

LaRae Zawody, Chair, Clark County Arts Commission