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Resident sought for seniors board of Island County

The Board of Island County Commissioners appoints Northwest Senior Services Advisory Board citizen member representatives for three-year terms, which may be renewed by mutual agreement. One citizen member representative will complete their term of service on June 30.

The Northwest Senior Services Advisory Board is part of the Northwest Regional Council which serves as the Area Agency on Aging for Island, San Juan, Skagit and Whatcom counties. It plans services for seniors and people with disabilities who need assistance caring for themselves and relies heavily on input and assistance from a dedicated group of volunteers. Members come from different age groups and diverse backgrounds and are generally active members of their communities. Anyone with an interest in long-term care issues is welcome to apply.

Board meetings occur on the third Thursday of most months, with exceptions during the summer and holidays, and are usually held in Anacortes or Bellingham. Applicants for the current position must be residents of Island County.

The application deadline is June 24. An application may be obtained by contacting Pam Dill, 360-679-7353 or pamd@co.island.wa.us.

Additional information regarding the committee may be obtained by contacting Pat Elwell at 1-800-585-6749 or elwelpf@dshs.wa.gov.

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