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Applicants Sought for the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities

Applicants Sought for the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 6, 2020

 

MEDIA CONTACT

Lucas Smiraldo, Staff Liaison, LSmiraldo@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5048

Applicants Sought for the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill six positions on the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities, including five member positions and one youth position, between the ages of
16 and 18.

The Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities consists of 11 volunteers from Tacoma and Pierce County with a variety of experiences and expertise. The Commission advises City Council in policy making, and partners with the community to bring awareness of issues that affect individuals with disabilities. In addition, Commission members participate on committees, help educate the public about disability issues, and serve as a resource for City staff.

The City of Tacoma’s commitment to equity, including racial equity, supports Committees, Boards, and Commissions that reflect the diversity of the community. We encourage applicants of all races and ethnicities, to apply for a position on the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities.

To find additional information on the Commission, please visit their website or contact Lucas Smiraldo at LSmiraldo@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5048.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by end of day Tuesday, October 20, 2020. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication. For questions about the application process, to request the application in an alternate format, or to submit additional documents please contact Michelle Emery, City Clerk’s Office, at servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5505. 

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