Pacific Conservation District Mid-Term Appointment

The Pacific Conservation District is pleased to announce an opportunity to contribute to conservation and your community by serving on the Board of Supervisors. Supervisors are public officials who direct the activities of the conservation district. Although they serve without compensation, they are eligible to be reimbursed for appropriate expenses. Depending on the current make-up of the board of supervisors, an appointee to a vacant elected supervisor position may be required to be a landowner or farm operator at the time of appointment. At least two of the three elected conservation district supervisors on the conservation district board must be landowners or operators of farms. The definition of landowner and farm operator is set out in WAC 135-110-110.
Conservation District Supervisor Duties:
  • Identify local conservation needs and develop, implement, and evaluate programs to meet them.
  • Administer the district by delegating tasks through a structure of board officers and members, committees, and others. Raise and budget district funds, and report on activities to the public.
  • Set policy for staff to implement
  • Coordinate assistance and funding from federal, state, and local government; district associations; and private groups.
  • Supervise other volunteers and paid staff working with the district; coordinate with cooperating agency personnel.
  • Educate and inform landowners and operators, general public, and local, state and federal legislators on conservation issues and programs.
The Pacific Conservation District is looking to appoint someone to serve in the vacant elected seat for the remainder of the term, expiring in 2020. Application packets are due no later than May 15th, 2019 by 4pm to the Pacific Conservation District Elections Supervisor to chagain@willapabay.org
All application packets must be submitted electronically by the deadline to be considered for the vacant seat. To request an application please reach out to the Elections Supervisor, Courtney Hagain, at chagain@willapabay.org.
Information required in the application packet:
1. A completed application form.
2. A resume (no longer than two pages)
3. A list of at least three community references (prefer organizations that have collaborative partnerships with the district)
For more information or questions , contact us at (360) 875-6735
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Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association Beach Cleanup!

The Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association (PCSGA) is hosting a self-motivated cleanup for shellfish growers (only) in Willapa Bay. Two dumpsters will be available starting April 19th and ending on April 26th.

Washington CoastSavers is also hosting a state-wide coastal cleanup (WCC) on Saturday, April 20th, 2019.

For more information please contact PCSGA at (360) 754-2744 or outreach@pcsga.org

Willapa Cleanup 2019

We are Hiring!

Pacific Conservation District has multiple openings for 2019 summer positions. Current openings are for positions as a “Fish Passage Technician” or “Stream Survey Crew Technician”. For more information and to request an application, contact Brandon Carman at cdfishtech@gmail.com or (360) 249-8532. Email communication is preferred. Applications are due by April 5th, 2019 at 2:00pm

PCD Elections – Appointment

A board seat on the Pacific Conservation District is available for appointment by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Conservation District board of supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation and set policy and direction for the conservation district. An applicant must be a registered voter in Washington State, and may be required to own land or operate a farm. Applicants for appointed positions do not have to live within the district to apply. For more information, or to obtain an application form, please contact Courtney Hagain at the Pacific Conservation District or visit the Conservation Commission website at http://scc.wa.gov. Applications and supporting materials must be received by the Commission no later than March 31st, 2019.  

PCD Elections – Cancelled

The Pacific Conservation District Board of Supervisors herby informs the voting public that the incumbent has been re-elected to the currently open seat by reason of being the only person filing for the position by the filing deadline. Therefor, no poll-site, absentee balloting or mail balloting will be performed pursuant to WAC 135-110-370. For further information, please contact the District at (360) 875-6735.