Community Involvement

Jack has been continually involved in Clark County community activities for over 30 years, with a reputation as a leader and collaborative facilitator. He is someone who builds productive relationships while bringing different viewpoints together to solve tough problems. He has extensive experience serving on and leading boards of public and non-profit agencies.

Community

  • Vancouver City Council - 12 years
  • Clark College Board of Trustees - 10 years (3 years as Chair)
  • Regional Transportation Council (RTC) - 8 years (3 years as Chair)
  • METRO (Portland) Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation - 8 years
  • RTC/METRO Bi-state Coordination Committee - 4 years (Co-Chair for all years)
  • CTRAN Board of Directors - 6 years
  • Fort Vancouver Regional Library Board of Trustees - 7 years (1 year as Chair)
  • Portland State University Institute of Metropolitan Studies Board of Directors
  • League of Latin American Citizens local chapter- 6 years (Executive Officer for 4 years)
  • YWCA Clark County Board of Directors - 3 years (Vice-President of Public Policy for 2 years)
  • Metro Support Group leader for families' struggling with teens and drugs - 4 years
  • Human Rights Commission Committee
  • SW Clean Air Agency Board of Directors - 4 years (3 years as Chair)
  • Vancouver Plan Oversight Committee - 2 years
  • SW Washington Mosquito Control Board of Trustees - 2 years
  • Clark County Growth Plan Rewrite Committee - 3 years
  • East County Citizen's Advisory Group (annexation issues)
  • Vancouver Citizen's Advisory Committee on Representation
  • Clark County Planning Commission - 4 years
  • Vancouver Shoreline Master Plan Committee (Washington State committee) - 3 years
  • Clark County Apartment and Design Review Committee - 2 years
  • Cascade Park Civic Association - leader and President - 3 years

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“I am running for Vancouver Port Commissioner, District 3, to bring my experience in business, local government, and leadership to the port board.”

- Jack Burkman