City seeks volunteers to serve on Culture, Arts and Heritage Commission

October 13, 2023

The City of Vancouver is seeking applicants to fill three positions on its Culture, Arts and Heritage Commission. Applications must be submitted by Friday, Nov.17.

The City’s Culture, Arts and Heritage Commission is a nine-member volunteer group responsible for facilitating the development and promotion of a thriving cultural, art and heritage environment that reflects the people we serve. This is accomplished through community-informed programs, ownership of buildings and public art and a commitment to community partnerships.

Commissioners meet from noon to 2 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month, with meetings currently being held as hybrid (online and in-person). This recruitment is for full-term appointments, with terms beginning Jan. 1, 2024 and ending Dec. 31, 2026. Per Vancouver City Council policy, all incumbents who wish to be considered for reappointment to their positions will be interviewed along with any other qualifying applicants. All applicants must be available to participate in a virtual interview with members of the Vancouver City Council.

Applications may be submitted online at For a printed application or for further information, contact the Boards and Commission Coordinator in the City Manager’s Office at P.O. Box 1995, Vancouver, WA 98668-1995, or 360-487-8600.

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Tim Becker, Strategic Communications Manager, 360-831-3240;