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Boards & Commissions Vacancies
Are you interested in serving your community? Parks, transportation, sustainability, or development pique your interest? Consider volunteering by becoming a member of one of our Boards & Commissions!
Learn more about boards and commissions opportunities and fill out an application online.
Plus, watch a short video to find out what current members have to say about their experience!
In early 2019, the City transitioned to an annual recruitment for all boards and commissions. Our hope is that with this single annual effort and a larger marketing outreach, we will create a greater awareness to attract and engage more members of our community.
To apply for a volunteer position on a City of Lake Oswego board, commission, or committee, please follow the link below to the application for your area of interest. The application is designed to be completed online and is submitted by clicking the submit button at the end of the form. You will receive confirmation of receipt on the webpage immediately, and staff will be in touch regarding your application after the closing date to set up a virtual interview time in June.
Please note that you may apply for more than one Board or Commission, but may only be appointed to serve on one Board or Commission at one time.
Lake Oswego is a safe, caring, and respectful community - all are encouraged to apply! Online Applications accepted April 15 - May 31 with virtual interviews taking place June 12, 16, and 18.
Board or Commission
|50+ Advisory Board||2 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|Budget Committee||1 Spot, 2 Alternates|
|Development Review Commission||2 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|NEW - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Advisory Board||7 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|Historic Resources Advisory Board||2 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|Library Advisory Board||3 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|PARKS Board||3 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|Planning Commission||1 Spot, 2 Alternates|
|Sustainability Advisory Board||3 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|Transportation Advisory Board||2 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|Tourism Advisory Committee||3 Spots, 2 Alternates|
|Youth Advisors (DEI, HRAB, LAB, PARKS, SAB, TAB)||9 Spots|
Terms dates will coincide with the fiscal year with a start date of July 1 and an end date of June 30.
For further information on the City of Lake Oswego's boards, commissions, committees, vacancies and application process, contact Kenny Hallquist in the City Manager's Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-675-3984.