Advisory Boards & Committees

Accessible Communities Advisory Committee
Provides guidance on addressing persons with disabilities in emergency plans, access to program services and activities, new construction or renovation projects, sidewalks, other pedestrian travel and more.

Aging & Disability Resources Advisory Board

Assists Pierce County Aging and Disability Resources with planning programs, allocating funds, evaluating services, identifying unmet community needs, and educating the community. Members also serve as liaisons between the ADR program and the public, including educating legislators about key issues impacting older adults and adults with disabilities. 

Allocation Advisory Committee for Prevention

The Allocation Advisory Committee for Prevention Programs makes recommendations to the County Executive and the County Council on intended use of the 1/4th of the 1/10th percent Criminal Justices Sales and Use Tax.

Behavioral Health Advisory Board

The Behavioral Health Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to assist the County in meeting the comprehensive behavioral health planning responsibilities required by applicable laws of the State of Washington Chapter 8.101PCC.

Birth to 25 (B-25) Advisory Board

Provide policy, systems, and environmental change recommendations to ensure the successful development of infants, children, youth and young adults ages Birth to 25.

Citizen’s Advisory Board

The Citizen’s Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to county government in the implementation of federally funded programs and activities through Community Development Block Grants and Emergency Shelter Grants.

Community Development Corporation

The CDC Board is a decision-making body that approves business and housing loans, policies and procedures and other financial transactions related to the CDC.

Comprehensive Plan to End Homelessness  Implementation Advisory Board

The Pierce County Council has directed the Human Services Department to regularly convene the Comprehensive Plan to End Homelessness Implementation Advisory Board, comprised of members of the Steering Committee and other community representatives. 

Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board

The board serves as an advocacy body to promote the interest of persons with developmental disabilities residing in Pierce County.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Advisory Council

Ombudsmen are a listening ear and a voice for residents of long-term care settings.

Pierce County Coordinated Transportation Coalition

The Pierce County Coordinated Transportation Coalition (PCCTC) is a catalyst for change. Members work to coordinate transportation between public transit, human services agencies and private transportation providers.

Refugee and Immigrant Affairs

The Commission on Refugee and Immigrant Affairs serves all Pierce County residents and acts as an advisory board to the legislative and executive branches of Pierce County government. The Commission studies and makes recommendations on matters of importance to the refugee and immigrant communities in Pierce County related to employment, public health, civic engagement, economic development, citizenship, student achievement, public safety, criminal justice, language access, and protection of civil rights.  

SSHA3P (South Sound Housing Affordability Partners) Advisory Board 

The South Sound Housing Affordability Partners (SSHA3P) Advisory Board provides the SSHA3P Executive Board with recommendations on SSHA3P’s budget, work plan, legislative agendas, and policy and program recommendations for SSHA3P member government consideration. The Advisory Board includes people with experience living in affordable housing, developers and managers of affordable/attainable housing, and advocates and advisors who work on land use and housing issues. Members are committed to the furtherance of improving access to affordable/attainable housing for all in Pierce County.

Veterans Advisory Board

The Veterans Advisory Board advises the legislative authority on the needs, resources available, and programs that could benefit local indigent veterans and their families.