The Pierce County Executive’s Office is accepting applications to fill an expired Ethics Commission position. The citizen commission is responsible for promoting and upholding ethical conduct in Pierce County government.
Applications must be registered to vote in the State of Washington, reside in Pierce County, and employed in or retired from the private sector. Ethics Commissioners also may not hold or campaign for elective office, be an officer of any political party or political committee, be a lobbyist, assist a lobbyist, or employ a lobbyist. (Pierce County Code 3.12.070 B, C, and E)
The members of the Ethics Commission are volunteers who meet the second Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. at the Wheelock Library, 3722 N. 26th St. in Tacoma. The Commission determines the merit of reported violations of the Code of Ethics for Pierce County employees.
Applications are available here. One may also request an application by emailing [email protected] or by calling 253-798-7477.
The deadline for submitting completed applications is May 31, 2013.
Mari Kruger Leavitt, Ethics Commission chair253-798-4336[email protected]