Northwest Workforce Development Council seeks applicants

The Island County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the Northwest Workforce Development Council and the Solid Waste Advisory Committee.

Workforce council members serve two to three-year terms, renewable by mutual agreement.

The state is divided into 12 Service Delivery Areas, with Island County’s consisting of the four counties — Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan and Island.

Island County’s representation includes two members from the private sector, one from K-12 local education, one from community-based representation and one representing economic development.

The current position to be filled is from the private or business sector.

The commissioners appoint members to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee with no term expiration.

The Waste Advisory Committee advises on solid waste policy and requires consistent participation in meetings, which are quarterly, or as needed.

Individuals interested in either board 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: Northwest Workforce Development Council Vacancy or Re: Solid Waste Advisory Committee, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239. Email applications should be sent to pamd@co.island.wa.us

Application materials should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2017. For information, call 360-679-7353 or e-mail Pam Dill at the above address.

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