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Recruitments for Boards and Commissions

Throughout the year, AWC recruits applicants for various boards, committees, and commissions.

The following recruitments are open:


 

Office of Public Defense Advisory Committee

The Governor’s Office is seeking a city representative nominated by AWC to serve on the Office of Public Defense (OPD) Advisory Committee. If you are interesting in applying, please read the application instructions below.

The OPD Advisory Committee was established by the Legislature in 1996 to help guide OPD in its mission to implement the constitutional and statutory guarantees of counsel. In 2008 the Legislature added a position for a city representative. Like other OPD Advisory Committee members, the AWC appointee may not currently serve as a judge, court employee, prosecutor, prosecutor employee, or public defender.

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Governor’s Board application process (two steps):

AWC’s Board of Directors will review materials at its September 2017 meeting and submit recommendations for consideration. If you are interested:

  1. Prepare a letter of interest and resume directed to AWC President Pat Johnson and mail to AWC staff, Luann Hopkins, 1076 Franklin St SE, Olympia, WA 98501, or email to luannh@awcnet.org no later than September 1, 2017, and
  2. Complete the Governor’s Boards and Commissions requirements. This application is sent directly to the Governor’s Office and it will not be part of the materials reviewed by the AWC Board of Directors. Therefore it is important your letter of interest and resume provide details important for this position. Application for gubernatorial appointment

State Council on Aging

The State Council on Aging serves in an advisory role to the Governor, the Secretary of Social and Health Services, and the Office of Aging or any other office solely designated as the state unit on aging. The State Council on Aging has the powers to advise on matters pertaining to policies, programs, and services affecting older persons; create public awareness of the special needs and potentialities of older persons; and to provide for self-advocacy by older citizens of the state through sponsorship of training, legislative and other conferences, workshops, and such other methods as may be deemed appropriate.

More information

Governor’s Board application process (two steps):

AWC’s Board of Directors will review materials at its September 2017 meeting and submit recommendations for consideration. If you are interested:

  1. Prepare a letter of interest and resume directed to AWC President Pat Johnson and mail to AWC staff, Luann Hopkins, 1076 Franklin St SE, Olympia, WA 98501, or email to luannh@awcnet.org no later than September 1, 2017, and
  2. Complete the Governor’s Boards and Commissions requirements. This application is sent directly to the Governor’s Office and it will not be part of the materials reviewed by the AWC Board of Directors. Therefore it is important your letter of interest and resume provide details important for this position. Application for gubernatorial appointment

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