Thurston County Boards and Commissions

The following is a list of advisory boards, committees, and commissions appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. For information about each of the boards and commissions or to inquire about vacancies, we've provided a phone number of the department in charge of each board or commission. An application in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat has been provided and can be completed and mailed to the address provided on the application. If you have any questions, please contact LaBonita Bowmar, Clerk of the Board, at (360) 786-5440 or email her at bowmarl@co.thurston.wa.us.

Agriculture Advisory Committee

Contact: Thurston County Resource Stewardship / WSU Extension
Lucas Patzek, (360) 867-2153
patzekl@co.thurston.wa.us
Agriculture Advisory Board website - WSU Extension

Alliance for a Healthy South Sound Council

Contact: Gabrielle Byrne, Program Manager
(360) 628-0598, byrneg@co.thurston.wa.us

Appeals Board

Contact: Thurston County Resource Stewardship
(360) 786-5490

Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council

Contact: Area Agency on Aging
Rebecca Holmes, (360) 664-3162 ext. 112
holmer@dshs.wa.gov

Board of Equalization

Contact: Ruth Elder, Thurston County Human Resources
(360) 786-5135
elderr@co.thurston.wa.us

Board of Equalization Web Site

Boundary Review Board

Contact: Thurston County Resource Stewardship
Cami Petersen, (360) 754-3355, ext. 6348

Chemical Dependency Action Committee

Contact: Tina Gehrig, Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
(360) 867-2509
gehrigt@co.thurston.wa.us
Application (PDF)

Citizens' Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials

Contact: Thurston County Human Resources
Ruth Elder, (360) 786-5135
elderr@co.thurston.wa.us

Civil Service Commission

Contact: Civil Service Commission
Louann Davis, (360) 754-2937
www.co.thurston.wa.us/sheriffjob

Community Network Advisory Board

Contact: Ruth Harmes, (360) 867-0867
ruthah@comcast.net

Current Use Advisory Committee (Agriculture)

Contact: Thurston County Assessor's Office
Lynn Richard, (360) 867-2209
richarl@co.thurston.wa.us

Fair Board

Contact: Resource Stewardship
Cliff Moore, (360) 786-5553
moorecl@co.thurston.wa.us

Historic Commission

Contact: Thurston County Resource Stewardship
Cami Petersen, (360) 754-3355, ext. 6348

Housing Authority Commission

Contact: Housing Authority of Thurston County
Dee Faircloth, (360) 753-8292 ext 27
dee@hatc.org

Human Services Review Council

Contact: Thurston County Public Health and Social Services
(360) 867-2500

Medic One EMS Council

Contact: Thurston County Emergency Services
Fay Flanery, (360) 704-2784
flanerf@co.thurston.wa.us 
 

Mental Health (RSN) Advisory Board of Thurston/Mason

Contact: Thurston County Public Health and Social Services
Mark Freedman
(360) 867-2558

Noxious Weed Control Board

Contact: Thurston County Noxious Weed Control
Rick Johnson, (360) 786-5576
johnsor@co.thurston.wa.us
Noxious Weed Control Board Application Form (MS Word)
Noxious Weed Control Board Application Form (PDF)
District Map for Noxious Weed Control Board District (PDF)

Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council

Contact: Pacific Mountain Workforce Consortium
(360) 704-3600

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Contact: Resource Stewardship
Linda Abell (360) 867-2177
abelll@co.thurston.wa.us

Pest and Vegetation Management Advisory Committee (PVMAC)

Contact: Thurston County Public Health and Social Services - Environmental Health
Patrick Soderbeg (360) 867-2586
soderbp@co.thurston.wa.us

Integrated Pest Management Policy

Planning Commission

Contact: Thurston County Strategic Planning
Scott Clark, (360) 754-3355 ext 3005
clarks@co.thurston.wa.us

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Contact: Thurston County Public Works
Ruth Pierce, (360) 754-4580
piercer@co.thurston.wa.us

Storm and Surface Water Advisory Board (SSWAB)

Contact: Thurston County Resource Stewardship
Sue Stedman, 754-3355 ext 6653
stedmas@co.thurston.wa.us

Timberland Regional Library Board of Trustees

Contact: Timberland Regional Library
(360) 943-5001
Library Board Application Questionnaire (MS Word)
Library Board Application Questionnaire (PDF)

Veterans' Advisory Board

Contact: Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
Veterans' Assistance Fund

Linda Loyle, (360) 867-2565
loylel@co.thurston.wa.us

Water Conservancy Board

Contact: Jerry Louthain, Chair, (360) 570-4416
jerry.louthain@hdrinc.com