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Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities Application Deadline July 17

Applicants Sought for the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 3, 2018

 

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 a Youth (age 16 to 18) position.

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

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

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Tuesday, July 17, 2018. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Jessica Jenkins at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Municipal Building North, 733 Market Street, Tacoma, WA 98402.

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