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King County Boards and Commissions Currently Recruiting:

King County accepts applications from individuals seeking an appointment to a King County board or commission at any time. To apply for a position on a King County board or commission, individuals must complete a basic application form (PDF).  If appointed to a King County board or commission, newly appointed board members will also be required to complete a King County Board of Ethics financial disclosure form (PDF).

King County seeks to create an inclusive and accessible process for individuals who wish to serve on a King County board or commission.  We strive to ensure that King County boards and commissions are representative of the communities we serve.

Currently recruiting for qualified candidates are the following boards and commissions:

Access Paratransit Advisory Committee

King County Metro invites the public to apply for membership for its new Access Paratransit Advisory Committee (APAC). The committee will advise Metro, the King County Executive and King County Council on transit issues and policy related to matters of equal access to public transportation for persons with disabilities. Metro’s Access Paratransit program serves people with disabilities who are unable to use fixed-route buses, helping them lead more independent lives.

The APAC is specifically charged with providing advice and counsel on Access paratransit service and identifying opportunities for continued improvement. This includes reviewing and commenting on Metro's annual performance metrics and trends relevant to Access; assessing feedback from Access customer surveys, and serving as a resource for transit promotion.

Applications are welcome from King County residents that reflect the diversity of the community, including Access riders, people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities from rural and urban areas, people of color, LGBTQ, seniors, family members, care providers, and those with limited English proficiency.

Those interested in applying can complete an online application at:  by Friday, October 18, 2019. The APAC’s 9 members will be appointed by the King County Executive and confirmed by the King County Council. Selections will be made by early 2020.

The APAC application is also available in other accessible formats and additional languages, including Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, simplified and traditional Chinese, Russian, and Punjabi. Please contact Gunner Scott at  or 206-263-5853 to be provided with the format that best fits your needs.  

La solicitud para integrarse al APAC también está disponible en otros formatos accesibles y en idiomas adicionales, entre ellos español, vietnamita, árabe, chino simplificado y tradicional, ruso y panyabí. Comuníquese con Gunner Scott en  o al teléfono 206‑263‑5853 para recibir el formato que mejor se ajuste a sus necesidades.

Đơn APAC cũng có sẵn bằng các định dạng có thể truy cập khác và các ngôn ngữ bổ sung, bao gồm tiếng Tây Ban Nha, tiếng Việt, tiếng Ả Rập, tiếng Trung giản thể và truyền thống, tiếng Nga và tiếng Ba Tư. Vui lòng liên hệ với Gunner Scott tại  hoặc 206-263-5853 để được cung cấp định dạng phù hợp nhất với nhu cầu của quý vị.  

كما يتوفر طلب التقديم للجنة APAC بتنسيقات أخرى يمكن الوصول إليها ولغات إضافية، بما في ذلك الإسبانية والفيتنامية والعربية والصينية المبسطة والتقليدية والروسية والبنجابية. يُرجى التوال مع جونر سكوت من خلال البريد الإلكتروني   أو الاتصال على 206-263-5853 لتزويدك بالتنسيق الذي يناسب احتياجاتك.

APAC申請還可以使用其他可供選擇的格式和其他語言,包括西班牙語、越南語、阿拉伯語、簡體和繁體中文、俄語和旁遮普語。請聯絡 Gunner Scott

APAC申请还可以使用其他可供选择的格式和其他语言,包括西班牙语、越南语、阿拉伯语、简体和繁体中文、俄语和旁遮普语。请联系Gunner Scott   206-263-5853为您提供最符合您需要的格式。

APAC ਅਰਜ਼ੀ ਹੋਰ ਪਹੁੰਚਯੋਗ ਰੂਪਾਂ ਅਤੇ ਵਾਧੂ ਭਾਸ਼ਾਵਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਵੀ ਉਪਲਬਧ ਹੈ, ਇਹਨਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਸਪੈਨਿਸ਼, ਵੀਅਤਨਾਮੀ, ਅਰਬੀ, ਸਰਲ ਅਤੇ ਰਿਵਾਇਤੀ ਚੀਨੀ, ਰੂਸੀ ਅਤੇ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਸ਼ਾਮਿਲ ਹੈ। ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ  ਤੇ ਗਨਰ ਸਕਾੱਟ ਨੂੰ ਸੰਪਰਕ ਕਰੋ ਜਾਂ 206-263-5853 ਤੁਹਾਡੀਆਂ ਜ਼ਰੂਰਤਾਂ ਅਨੁਸਾਰ ਬਿਹਤਰ ਢੰਗ ਨਾਲ ਢੁਕਵੇਂ ਰੂਪ ਵਿਚ ਮੁਹੱਈਆ ਕਰਾਈ ਜਾਏ।

Заявки на участие в работе комиссии APAC также доступны в других форматах и на других языках, в частности на испанском, вьетнамском, арабском, упрощенном и традиционном китайском, русском и пенджабском языках. Чтобы получить заявление в формате в соответствии с вашими потребностями, свяжитесь с Гуннером Скоттом (Gunner Scott) по электронной почте   или по телефону 206-263-5853.

King County International Airport Roundtable

King County is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the King County International Airport Roundtable.  The Roundtable is an advisory board that makes recommendations to the airport's administrators, the King County Executive and King County Council.  The Roundtable is comprised of 16 members representing aviation-related businesses and communities interested in airport issues. The Roundtable also has one ex-officio member from the Federal Aviation Administration.  Members serve 3-year terms - with a 2-term limit.

Individuals interested in serving as community representatives must reside in the communities they wish to represent. If you are interested in serving on the King County International Airport Roundtable, we are currently accepting applications to fill three (3) community representative positions, including a: 

  • Representative from the West Seattle community
  • Representative from the Magnolia/North Seattle community
  • Representative from the Renton/Kent/South King County community

To apply, please download and complete the application form located on the "How to Apply for a Board or Commission" page (webpage tabs are located on the left of your screen).  Half way down the page, you will find a "Basic Application" hyperlink.  Just click on the hyperlink and the application form will appear.  Individuals appointed to serve on the Roundtable will also be required to complete a King County Ethics Office financial disclosure form.  Roundtable members are appointed by the King County Executive and confirmed by the King County Council.

If you have any questions about the Roundtable, please contact the King County International Airport Office at 206-296-7380.  For questions about the appointment process, please contact Rick Ybarra, Liaison for boards and commissions, King County Executive Office, at .


Seattle Ferry Advisory Committee

The Ferry Advisory Committee reports to the Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) and reports on problems experienced within the area served by the Washington State Ferries, particularly when the DOT is conducting a review of the tariffs and other ferry service questions.

The committee is comprised of 3 representatives serving four-year terms.

The committee must have at least one person representing an established ferry user group. Each member shall reside in the vicinity of the Colman Dock terminal. Members are frequently asked to represent ferry patrons by serving on Ferry Planning Committees. At the time of appointment, not more than two members shall be from the same political party. If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact Rick Ybarra, Liaison for Boards & Commissions at 206-263-9651 or via email at

Women's Advisory Board

The King County Council is currently seeking applicants interested in serving on the King County Women's Advisory Board as council district representatives.  The Board makes recommendations to the King County Executive and King County Council to ensure the needs, rights and well-being of women are taken into account by county government.  Individuals interested in serving on the Board must reside in King County.

The King County Women's Advisory Board is a council-nominated board - meaning that each King County Council members gets to nominate someone residing in their district to serve as their district representative on the Board.  Currently, only the District 8 representative position is vacant.  If you reside in District 8, and are interested in serving on the Women's Advisory Board, please contact King County Councilmember Joe McDermott's Office at 206-477-1008:   

    Please contact Allison Jurkovich, Staff Liaison to the King County Women's Advisory Board, for further information about the Board or the application process.  She can be reached via email at

    or directly at 206-263-3144.

    To find your Council district, please click on the following link: