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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:


AWC Board of Directors

AWC Board of Directors 2017 applications

The 2017 AWC Nominating Committee has received applications for the following AWC Board of Director positions:

Open positions  
President Pat Johnson, Mayor, Buckley (incumbent)
Vice President Don Britain, Mayor Pro tem, Kennewick (incumbent)
District 1 Micki Harnois, Councilmember, Rockford (incumbent)
Helen (Dee) Cragun, Mayor Pro tem, Deer Park
District 3 Soo Ing-Moody, Mayor, Twisp (incumbent)
Mike Poirier, Councilmember, Wenatchee
District 5 Sean Guard, Mayor, Washougal (incumbent)
District 7 Will Hall, Councilmember, Shoreline (incumbent)
District 13 Carol Simpson, Councilmember, Newcastle
Claude DaCorsi, Councilmember, Auburn
Linda Johnson, Councilmember, Maple Valley
Ruth Pérez, Councilmember, Renton
At-Large 1 (Western) Kent Keel, Mayor Pro tem, University Place (incumbent)
Eric F. Corp, Councilmember, DuPont
Carol Simpson, Councilmember, Newcastle
Ramiro Valderrama, Councilmember, Sammamish
At-Large 3 (Eastern) Jerry Cummins, Councilmember, Walla Walla
Lyle M. Markhart, Councilmember, Wenatchee
Carmen Mendez, Deputy Mayor, Yakima
Nathan Weller, Councilmember, Pullman

What does it mean to be on the AWC Board of Directors?

Read the Board of Directors overview of responsibilities for qualifications and time requirements. Frequently asked questions about the AWC Board of Directors.

Who can apply?

Only elected officials from the AWC Board Districts with an open position are eligible to apply for the Board.

How do I apply?

The deadline to submit an application has passed. To run for Board of Directors you will have to run for a position from the floor during AWC’s annual business meeting, Thursday, June 22 in Vancouver.

How does the nominations process work?

  • The AWC Nominating Committee meets on Friday, April 7 to review applications for the officer (president and vice president) and director positions.
  • The Nominating Committee meets again on Monday, June 19 in conjunction with the AWC annual conference in Vancouver, to review potential candidates and compile the final list of nominated candidates. Candidates must be available for interview in Vancouver on Monday, June 19. All candidates receive an interview time after the April 7 meeting.
  • The final candidate list is submitted to voting delegates during the AWC annual business meeting on Thursday, June 22.

Questions concerning AWC Board of Directors positions and Nominating Committee procedures should be directed to Luann Hopkins (luannh@awcnet.org) or Michelle Catlin michellec@awcnet.org or at (360) 753-4137, toll-free 1-800-562-8981.