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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 5, 2017
Meghan Porter, Public Information Officer, Board of County Commissioners, (360)867-2097, or porterm@co.thurston.wa.us

Director Position for Public Health and Social Services Vacated
Commissioners are beginning recruitment process to fill vacancy

OLYMPIA - As of January 4, 2017, the position of Director for the Thurston County Public Health and Social Services department has been vacated. Art Starry, Environmental Health Director, will serve as the Interim Director until the Board of County Commissioners have completed the hiring process.

"We are taking this recruitment very seriously to ensure we are hiring the best person to fill this very important position," said Bud Blake, Chair of the Board. "We will be posting the position to our job listings as soon as we have had an opportunity to review the job specifications."

To view job postings for all open positions at Thurston County, visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/thurstonwa/default.cfm

County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3