City of Beaverton Public Involvement Opportunities

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Get Involved!

There are so many ways to get involved in the City of Beaverton depending on your interests and desired time commitment. In addition to annual openings on Beaverton's 15 different boards and commissions, there are regular program-based volunteer opportunities, such as with our Emergency Management Program, Center for Mediation & Dialogue, and City Library; opportunities to serve as part of a limited-duration advisory group for specific city projects and initiatives; grassroots opportunities to connect with your neighbors and plan community-building events as part of your local Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC); and multiple opportunities throughout the year to provide feedback on proposed city projects through open houses, surveys, and more.

Questions? Contact Franziska Rose, Public Involvement Coordinator, at 503-526-2543 or

We're Better With Your Voice – Beaverton’s Boards & Commissions

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Applications for 2021 are closed. However, opportunities arise throughout the year for midterm appointments. If you would like to be considered for a midterm appointment, submit an online application below. Otherwise, your application will be held over for the 2022 formal recruitment period.

We know how important it is to have a seat at the table to share your voice in the matters that matter to you. Getting involved in local government is one way to do that. The City of Beaverton recruits annually for openings on its boards and commissions. With a variety of boards and commissions catering to a wide range of interests including human rights, the arts, social services, diversity, urban renewal, libraries, city budgeting, community involvement, traffic, land use, bicycles and more, there are many opportunities available.

Beaverton’s boards and commissions play a critical role in supporting city functions and advising the Council and Mayor on a variety of issues and topics. All are essential to incorporating the community’s voice in city decision-making. It’s not all feedback-focused though; their creativity has also produced beloved Beaverton programs and events such as the “Library of Things,” the annual Bike Beaverton event, and the annual Beaverton Night Market events. 

You make the difference. We invite you to join us. Bring your perspective, ideas, and passion and apply today. 

Want an at-a-glance overview of each board and commission? View our Quick Guide*
*Note: due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, all meetings are held virtually until further notice

To learn about the activities each board and commission participated in during 2021, read the 2021 Boards, Commissions and Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC) Accomplishments Report.

Learn more about the application process with useful tips when applying.

Online Application

The city is fully committed to ensuring that its programs, services and activities are accessible.  If you require accommodation to submit your application to a board, commission or other advisory group, please call 503-526-2543 or email

City of Beaverton Boards & Commissions

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Serve on an Advisory Group for City Projects & Initiatives

In addition to the city's formal Boards and Commissions, opportunities arise throughout the year for positions on various task forces, Community Advisory Committees (CACs), and Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) to provide feedback on city projects and initiatives.

Current Opportunities

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