Boards & Commissions
Board of Park Commissioners
How to Apply to Serve as a Park Commissioner Youth Representative
Each spring, the Lacey City Council recruits youth representatives to serve on the Lacey Board of Park Commissioners, the Lacey Historical Commission, and the Lacey Library Board. Youth Representatives are full-voting members of the board or commission on which they serve.
Applications are accepted between April 1 to June 30 for consideration of 1-year appointments that begin the following September. All applicants will be invited to participate in an interview process. The full City Council affirms Youth Representative appointments based on the recommendation of the Mayor.
Students with a variety of skills, interests and experiences are encouraged to apply for this unique opportunity.
Applicants must reside within the City of Lacey or the Lacey Urban Growth Area (UGA) and must be enrolled as a junior or senior at a public, private, or home school within the North Thurston Public Schools district.
Youth Representatives must be 16 to 18 years of age (at time of appointment, not application).
Youth Representatives must be able to commit to monthly board meetings, occasional joint planning sessions, plus required preparation time.
TERMS OF OFFICE
Youth Representatives serve a 1-year term running September 1 to August 31, with a 2-term service limit.
All commission members serve in a volunteer capacity.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION
It is the City's policy to seek the best-qualified candidates and provide equal opportunity in a manner which will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or disability. The City provides reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Contact the Human Resources Office to discuss reasonable accommodations that may be necessary. Phone: 360.491.3214; TDD: 800.833.6388
To obtain an application packet for a Youth Representative position:
Click on the "Download Application Packet" link below; or
Contact , and ask to have an application packet mailed to you; or
Stop by the City Manager's Office at Lacey City Hall, 420 College Street SE, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; or
Visit the Career Center at any NTPS high school.
Please note: Incomplete applications may not be considered, so please be sure to submit all materials requested in the application packet. Application materials cannot be submitted online or via E-mail.
If you have questions or need further assistance, please contact Kelly Adams at (360) 438-2620 or KAdams@ci.lacey.wa.us.