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Application deadline extended for Clark County Public Health Advisory Council opening

By , Columbian staff writer

The application deadline for an open position on the Clark County Public Health Advisory Council has been extended to Nov. 10.

The county is seeking applicants for the council position held by a dentist practicing in Clark County. The three-year term begins as soon as it’s filled and ends Sept. 30, 2026.

Council duties include reviewing public health needs and making recommendations to the county Board of Health to enhance community health and well-being.

The council may provide community forums or establish community task forces, as assigned by the board. Additionally, the council reviews and makes recommendations to Public Health and the board for the annual budget and fees.

The council typically meets via Zoom from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, except in December. One meeting each quarter will be in-person at locations across the county. Members may also join council committees that meet periodically throughout the year depending on committee scope and priorities.

To apply, submit a brief letter of interest and résumé to Michelle Pfenning, County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000. Applications can also be emailed to michelle.pfenning @clark.wa.gov.

The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Nov. 10.