Available Volunteer Positions


The following Boards have openings. If interested in any of these, please submit a letter of interest along with an informational statement: 

HOTEL/MOTEL TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE has one opening. The open position is for those that qualify as a collector of lodging tax funds or a business that is involved in tourism or promotional activities. Meetings are the third Friday of the month at 9 a.m. at Cusick Community Center. Please indicate your qualifications on your informational statement.


This Board is charged with the cooperative control and management of noxious weeds, develops and manages Weed Board policy, adopts the County weed list which identifies mandatory weed control, reviews and oversees the annual budget, responds to community inquiries or complaints, and holds public hearings on new weed policy. See website for meeting information at https://pendoreilleco.org/your-government/noxious-weed-department/. Members are appointed from five districts to 4-year terms (RCW 17.10.050). 


This 9-member board is charged with current and long range planning function, certain permit applications and acts as an advisory board to the County Commissioners. The Commission meets every 2nd Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at the Cusick Community Center. Three members from each of the Commissioner Districts serve on this Board. Member terms are 4 years (RCW 36.70).


All of the above are volunteer positions. Informational statements are available on the County website at: www.pendoreilleco.org (click Volunteer on the Commissioners’ page) or at the Commissioners’ Office, 625 W. 4th St., PO Box 5025, Newport, WA 99156. Please send a letter of interest along with an Informational Statement to the address listed above. You may also email the above to the Commissioners’ Clerk of the Board at czieske@pendoreille.org. For additional information, please call 509-447-4119, or click on the “Description of Volunteer Boards” tab to the right.