Who is Jack?

About Jack

Jack has a long history of working hard to make our community better for all. Upon the end of his third Vancouver City Council term in 2017, The Columbian said, “Burkman, meanwhile, has long been among the most thoughtful and engaging of local officials, providing a voice of reason while being willing to explain complicated issues in a fashion that...

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. Extensive experience serving on...

Bird Photos

One of Jack’s most popular hobbies is his bird photography. Often these photos are taken in the Burkman’s yard in east Vancouver where they have spent years creating an urban bird habitat. He has frequently shared his photographs through Facebook to the delight of many. Jack will continue to share some of his photos here as the campaign progresses.


“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