Advisory Boards and Commissions

Dear Thurston County Resident:

Thank you for your interest in the many citizen boards and commissions that serve Thurston County. By looking at this website, you've demonstrated an interest in the important role citizens can play in helping to shape our county's future.

The knowledge, experience and time citizens contribute to Thurston County ensure that programs meet the needs of the people. Our needs and opportunities are many and varied. You can play a key role in helping shape, advise or oversee specific County programs. Thurston County's boards and commissions have more than 300 members -- citizens just like yourself.

We invite you to click here to see what boards, commissions, and committees the Thurston County Commissioners appoint and staff contact information in case you would like to know more about a specific board. If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, we encourage you to take one more step and complete an application. A link to the application form is included on this website. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk of the Board, La Bonita Bowmar at (360) 786-5440 or email her at

Finally, we thank you for your interest. Working together, we will be able to maintain and improve our highly valued quality of life.


Board of County Commissioners
     John Hutchings, Commissioner District 1
     Gary Edwards, Commissioner District 2
     Bud Blake, Commissioner District 3