Boards & Commissions

Dear Thurston County Resident:

Thank you for your interest in the many citizen boards and commissions that serve Thurston County. By looking at this website, you've demonstrated an interest in the important role citizens can play in helping to shape our county's future.

The knowledge, experience and time citizens contribute to Thurston County ensure that programs meet the needs of the people. Our needs and opportunities are many and varied. You can play a key role in helping shape, advise or oversee specific County programs. Thurston County's boards and commissions have more than 300 members -- citizens just like yourself.
Below you will find a list of what boards, commissions, and committees the Thurston County Commissioners appoint and staff contact information in case you would like to know more about a specific board. If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, we encourage you to take one more step and complete an application. A link to the application form is included on this website. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk of the Board, La Bonita Bowmar at (360) 786-5440 or email.

Finally, we thank you for your interest. Working together, we will be able to maintain and improve our highly valued quality of life.
Sincerely,

Board of County Commissioners
   John Hutchings, Commissioner District 1
   Gary Edwards, Commissioner District 2
   Bud Blake, Commissioner District 3

 

​The following is a list of advisory boards, committees, and commissions appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. For information about each of the boards and commissions or to inquire about vacancies, we've provided a phone number of the department in charge of each board or commission.  An application in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat can be completed and mailed to the address provided on the application.

Contact:  
Deborah Bordelon
WSU Extension
(360) 867-2177
Contact:  
LaBonita Bowmar, Clerk of the Board
Thurston County Commissioners
(360) 786-5447
Contact:  
Gabrielle Byrne
Public Health and Social Services
(360) 628-0598
Contact:  
Jay Barney
Thurston County Resource Stewardship
(360) 786-5490
Contact:  
Mikle Yow
Area Agency on Aging
(360) 664-3162 ext. 112
Contact:  
Ruth Elder
Thurston County Human Resources
(360) 786-5135
Contact:  
Cami Peterson
Thurston County Resource Stewardship
(360) 754-3355 ext. 6348
Contact:  
Lauren Spurgeon
Civil Service Commission
(360) 786-7304
Wayne Jones
Civil Service Commission
(360) 786-5249
Contact:  
Doreena Baird
Thurston County Assessor's Office
(360) 867-2210
Contact:  
Theresa Reid
Fair Office
(360) 786-5453
Contact:  
Cami Petersen
Thurston County Resource Stewardship
(360) 754-3355 ext. 5348
Contact:  
Alysia Hartsell
Housing Authority of Thurston County
(360) 753-8292 ext. 127
Contact:  
Sandra Bush
Thurston County Emergency Services
(360) 704-2784
Contact:  
Timothy Wilson
Thurston County Noxious Weed Control
(360) 786-5831
​For District Map and Board Application Form, please go to:
Noxious Weed Control Board Web Site
Contact:  
Vanessa Wasman
Pacific Mountain Workforce Consortium
(360) 570-4232
Contact:  
Patrick Soderberg
Thurston County Public Health and Social Services - Environmental Health
(360) 867-2586
Contact:  
Cynthia Wilson
Thurston County Resource Stewardship
 (360) 786-5475
Contact:  
Marianne L. Clear, LICSW, CCHP, Pretrial Services Director
Thurston County Pretrial Services
360-867-2999
For more information including Agendas and Minutes, please go to:
Pretrial Services Web Site
Contact:  
Peri Edmonds
City of Lacey
(360) 486-8704
Contact:  
Ashlee Rodriguez
Thurston County Public Works
(360) 867-2277
Contact:  
Sue Stedman
Thurston County Community Planning and Economic Development
(360) 754-3355 ext 6653
Contact:  
Vickie Larkin
Thurston County Commissioners
360-786-5747
Contact:  
Tina Gehrig
Thurston County Health & Social Services
360-867-2509
Contact:  
Cheryl Heywood
Timberland Regional Library
(360) 943-5001
Contact:  
Carrie Hennen, TST Program Manager
Thurston County Commissioners
(360) 867-2092
Contact:  
Mark Moffett
Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
(360) 867-2675
Contact:  
Jerry Louthain, Chair
Thurston County Water Conservancy Board
(360) 570-4416