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All Staff August 2020

District Board Elections Notice: 

The Pierce Conservation District Board of Supervisors MAIL-IN ONLY election will be held on March 24, 2021.  Currently there are two (2) positions available.  One is an elected position currently held by Jeanette Dorner of Tacoma, and one is an appointed position currently held by Scott Gruber of Tacoma.  

Conservation District Board Supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation and set policy and direction for the Conservation District. The published election procedures are available from the Washington State Conservation Commission at http://scc.wa.gov/..

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Elected Position:

On March 24, 2021, Pierce Conservation District will hold an election for a seat on our Board of Supervisors. This position will serve from 2021 to 2024 and is currently held by Board Chairperson, Jeanette Dorner. 

Interested candidates must be registered Pierce County voters who reside within the District boundaries, which include Unincorporated Pierce County, City of Bonney Lake, City of Buckley, City of Dupont, City of Fircrest, City of Gig Harbor, City of Lakewood, City of Milton, City of Orting, City of Puyallup, Town of Steilacoom, City of Sumner, City of Tacoma, and City of University Place. Candidates may be required to be landowners or operators of a farm, depending on the current composition of the District board of supervisors.  The filing deadline for candidates to file their candidate required information is February 19, 2021 by 4:30 pm

Interested candidates must file their candidate required information via email to Kristine Swanner at kristines@piercecd.org.  If candidate is unable to do so via email, please contact the District at (253) 845-9770 and other arrangements will be made.

Appointed Position: The District will also have an opening on our Board of Supervisors for an appointed position starting this summer that we are also currently accepting applications for.

The person in this position serves on the Pierce Conservation District Board from June 2021 until May 2024.  The position is currently filled by Scott Gruber of Tacoma, who will be stepping down at the end of his term. To be a candidate for this position you must be a registered voter in Washington State and reside within District boundaries, which include Unincorporated Pierce County, City of Bonney Lake, City of Buckley, City of Dupont, City of Fircrest, City of Gig Harbor, City of Lakewood, City of Milton, City of Orting, City of Puyallup, Town of Steilacoom, City of Sumner, City of Tacoma, and City of University Place.  Applicants may be required to be landowners or operators of a farm, depending on the current composition of the District board of supervisors. Candidates wishing to be considered for this position must file an application with the Washington State Conservation Commission.  Applications must be received by the Commission no later than March 31, 2021.  Form AF1 for this position can be found at the Conservation Commission  website: www.scc.wa.gov/elections-administrators

Job Responsibilities of a Board Member: https://assets.website-files.com/5ec2d4f7da309c68cdc0655a/5f36cdf2c5c0fd91e25dd62b_DO-Brief-3-2008-District-Supervisor-Responsibilities.pdf 

Kristine Swanner, District Elections Officer
Pierce Conservation District
P.O. Box 1057
Puyallup, WA 98371
253-845-9770 ext. 110
KristineS@piercecd.org