Help shape Washington State Ferries policy

Interested in state ferry policies? The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Clinton Ferry Committee and the Coupeville Ferry Committee.

The commissioners appoint Ferry Advisory Committee members for four-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement. The Ferry Advisory Committee consists of six members, three for the Clinton Ferry Terminal and three for the Coupeville Ferry Terminal. No more than two members, at the time of their appointment, may be of the same major political party and one’s party affiliation must be included in the application materials.

The Ferry Advisory Committee meets as needed to discuss the concerns of the ferry user groups and relay that information to lawmakers in Olympia. Service on the Ferry Advisory Committee is without fee or compensation.

Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest and statement of qualifications by mail, email or fax to: Island County Board of Commissioners, Attn: Pam Dill, Re: Ferry Advisory Committee Vacancy, Post Office Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. The fax number is 679-7381 and email applications should be sent to

Application materials should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27.

For additional information please phone 360-679-7353 or email Pam Dill at the above address.

Applicants must reside within the area they are representing.


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