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Public Communications (MS-11)
614 Division Street, Port Orchard, WA
Phone: 360.337.4598
Date: July 31, 2013
Contact: Rebecca Pirtle, Volunteer Services
360.337.4650 or
No: 13-074


Members needed for new Mental Health Advisory Committee
Committee will looks at need funded by a proposed sales tax

(Kitsap County, WA) The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for those interested in serving on a newly forming Mental Health Advisory Committee that will advise and make recommendations to the Board regarding mental health, chemical dependence and therapeutic court service needs that may be funded by a proposed sales tax. The 11-member committee will research local data related to mental health service needs, existing capacities and gaps in service.

Membership will include five at-large representatives and one each from the education and law and justice fields, and from the Peninsula Regional Support Network Advisory Board, Substance Abuse Advisory Board, Commission on Children and Youth and the Area Agency on Aging. For a job summary and applications, go to Those interested in applying are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. For more information, contact Doug Washburn, director of Kitsap County Department of Human Services, at 360.337.4526 or For application materials, contact Volunteer Services at 360.337.4650 or

For a full description of the position click here. You'll find the description and links to application and the supplemental application. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Those interested are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


 Doug Bear, Public Communication Manager
360-337-4598 or email

Last Updated:  May 27, 2014