City seeks volunteers to serve on Aviation Advisory Committee

December 5, 2023

The City of Vancouver is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the Aviation Advisory Committee. Applications must be submitted by Jan. 31, 2024.

The Aviation Advisory Committee is appointed by the Vancouver City Council to provide advice and recommendations to the City’s airport manager, City manager and City Council, as well as other City departments regarding the management and operations of the Pearson Field Airport (101 East Reserve Street Vancouver, WA 98661) and other aviation-related issues affecting the airport and the City of Vancouver. 

Applicants for this vacancy should demonstrate interest in the airport and/or aviation and aeronautical activities, and preferably have skills in one or more relevant areas such as: airport management, legal, marketing, finance, Federal Aviation Administration knowledge, real estate, business and engineering.

There is no city residency requirement to serve. Interested applicants must be available for a virtual or phone interview with Vancouver City Councilmembers. This recruitment is for a mid-term position that will expire May 15, 2025.

Applications are available online. To request a paper application or for more information, contact the boards and commissions coordinator at Vancouver City Hall, P.O. Box 1995, Vancouver, WA 98668, or 360-487-8600.

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About Pearson Field Airport

Pearson Field is one of the oldest operating airfields in the U.S.  Located directly east of I-5 and just north of Highway 14 and the Columbia River, the airport is easily accessible by land and air. Each year, Pearson Field and Museum attracts 39,500 visitors to Vancouver, generates about $27 million in revenue and supports roughly 460 jobs. The airport is operated by the City of Vancouver, which owns 61.8 acres of the 134.4-acre airport site. The remaining 72.6 acres are owned by the National Park Service and lie within the Vancouver National Historic Reserve.

Contact: Tim Becker, Strategic Communications Manager,