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Benton County Calls for Public Participation in Advisory Boards and Committees

A description of board and committee openings for Benton County.

Benton County is looking for qualified individuals to contribute to the community’s growth and development by serving on various advisory boards and committees. The public is encouraged to apply for vacancies in several crucial areas, fostering civic engagement and collaboration.

The following advisory boards and committees are currently seeking dedicated individuals to fill key roles:

  • Courthouse Preservation – 1 Position
  • Disposal Site – 4 Positions
  • Environment & Natural Resources – 4 Positions
  • Fair Board – 1 Position
  • Food Service – 1 Position
  • Mental Health, Addictions, and Developmental Disabilities – 4 Positions

Participation in these advisory bodies provides a unique opportunity for community members to actively contribute to decision-making processes that shape policies and initiatives affecting Benton County. Each vacancy represents a chance for individuals to lend their expertise, perspectives, and insights toward the enhancement of our community.

To be eligible, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Residency: Individuals must reside or own property within Benton County.
  • Expertise: A demonstrated interest, knowledge, or experience relevant to the specific advisory board or committee.
  • Commitment: A commitment to attend regular meetings and actively engage in the decision-making process.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications or learn more about advisory boards, commissions, committees, or the application process, by contacting Teresa Larson at 541-766-6890, Application forms can be obtained from the Benton County website

Benton County values diversity and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. The County believes that a broad range of perspectives enhances the effectiveness of advisory boards and committees in addressing the diverse needs of the community.

This recruitment initiative aligns with Benton County’s commitment to transparency, community involvement, and informed decision-making. By participating in advisory roles, residents play an integral role in shaping the policies that directly impact our community’s well-being and future.

Benton County is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate based on disability in admission or access to our programs, services, activities, hiring and employment practices. This document is available in alternative formats and languages upon request. Please contact Cory Grogan at 541-745-4468 or

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