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Commissioners seek arts help

Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking up to four citizen volunteers interested in serving on the Clackamas County Arts Alliance Advisory Council for terms ranging from two to three years.

Those with interest and experience in nonvisual arts are particularly invited to apply, although all qualified applicants will be considered.

Advisory council members reflect and represent the diverse population and geography of the county. Members have a strong interest and history of participation in arts and cultural activities and are actively engaged with their own communities. Members monitor local arts and culture issues and are information conduits, offering resources to guide Arts Alliance policy and program decisions.

The Alliance Advisory Council meets quarterly from 3-5 p.m. the third Thursday in March, June, September and December. The June and September meetings are hosted in various communities as "listening opportunities."

Council members are expected to rotate service as community hosts and to attend all meetings.

The council serves as the county's designated arts and culture advocate, adviser and ambassador. Its goal is to keep arts central to life in Clackamas County by supporting and promoting access to all aspects of arts and culture in every county community, developing programs to meet needs countywide.

Those interested should copmlete an form online via the county's website: www.clackamas.us/miscapp/application.jsp

For a paper application form contact Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs at 503-742-4353.

Application deadline is April 8. For more information, visit www.clackamasartsalliance.org or contact Cheryl Snow at 503-655-0525 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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