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: Charissa Waters, Thurston County Resource Stewardship
(360) 786-5541
Thurston County Agriculture Committee

Agritourism Advisory Committee

Contact: Thurston County Commissioners
Becca Pilcher, Commissioner's Assistant, (360) 786-5747

Alliance for a Healthy South Sound

Contact: Gabrielle Byrne, (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

Behavioral Health Organization
see Thurston Mason Behavioral Health Organization

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 Peterson, (360) 754-3355 ext. 6348
peterscs@co.thurston.wa.us  

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
Lauren Spurgeon, (360) 786-7304
Wayne Jones, (360) 786-5249
www.co.thurston.wa.us/sheriffjob

Community Network Advisory Board

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

Current Use Advisory Committee (Agriculture)

Contact: Thurston County Assessor's Office
Doreena Baird, (360) 867-2210
Jeff Gadman, (360) 867-2231
gadmanj@co.thurston.wa.us

Fair Board

Contact: Thurston County Commissioners
Josh Cummings, (360) 786-5440
cumminj@co.thurston.wa.us

Historic Commission

Contact: Resource Stewardship
Cami Petersen, (360) 754-3355 ext. 5348
peterscs@co.thurston.wa.us
Thurston County Historic Commission

Housing Authority Commission

Contact: Housing Authority of Thurston County
Alysia Hartsell, (360) 753-8292 ext 127
alysiah@hatc.org  

Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

Contact: Thurston County Commissioners
Becca Pilcher, Commissioner's Assistant, (360) 786-5747

Medic One EMS Council

Contact: Thurston County Emergency Services
Sandra Bush, (360) 704-2784
bushl@co.thurston.wa.us

Noxious Weed Control Board

Contact: Thurston County Noxious Weed Control
Rick Johnson, (360) 786-5576
johnsor@co.thurston.wa.us Description
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
Nichole Kloepfer
(360) 704-3600

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
More information about Thurston County Integrated Pest Management

Planning Commission

Contact: Thurston County Resource Stewardship
Jeremy Davis, (360) 754-3355 ext. 7010
davisj@co.thurston.wa.us

Pre-Trial Services Governing Board

Contact: Thurston County Commissioners' Office
Kelli Kennedy, 786-5440
kennedk@co.thurston.wa.us
Adopted Memoradum of Understanding
Pre-Trial Services Governing Board Meeting Notes

Public Facilities District

Solid Waste Advisory Committee

Contact: Thurston County Public Works
Jo Evans, 867-2901
evansj@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

Thurston Mason Behavioral Health Organization (TMBHO) Advisory Board

Contact: Tina Gehrig, 360-867-2509
gehrigt@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)

Treatment Sales Tax Advisory Committee

Contact: Treatment Sales Tax
Barbara Burgener, (360) 867-2092

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