Hunter-Angler Rep's Needed
State Parks Commission looks for hunter-angler representative to serve on Boating Safety Advisory Council.OLYMPIA – Oct. 30, 2013 – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission’s Recreational Boating Safety Program invites hunters or anglers who use a boat in their sport to apply for an open position on the program’s Boating Safety Advisory Council.
The Boating Safety Advisory Council is a 15-member committee that provides recommendations to the program on ways to enhance boating safety statewide for all types of recreational boating. The term of service for the position is three years.
The Council meets four times a year at the Washington State Parks Headquarters Office in Tumwater. Meetings typically occur twice in the spring and twice in the fall and generally run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Members of the Council may be reimbursed for travel expenses in accordance with State Parks policy.
Council members are selected from applications and appointed by the Commission or a designee. The committee is comprised of members from boating clubs with statewide membership, citizens at large and public agencies. Membership includes the Northwest Marine Trade Association, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Recreational Boating Association of Washington, Northwest Boating Council, Association of Washington Cities, Washington Association of County Officials, U.S. Power Squadrons, Pacific International Yachting Association, Washington Water Trails Association. Also represented on the committee are other segments of boating, including safety education, unaffiliated boaters, manual-powered watercraft owners, personal watercraft owners, anglers and hunters and whitewater boaters.
Any interested parties are invited to request an application by calling Doni Thomas, Boating Program administrative assistant, at (360) 902-8832, or by e-mail to
. In addition to the application, candidates are required to submit a letter of interest, a resume and three references. Application materials are due by Nov. 19. They may be submitted by e-mail or by regular mail, to:
Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
PO Box 42654
Olympia, WA 98504-2654
November 1, 2013/Washington State Parks Public Notice