Posted: September 24, 2021

The Camas School District Citizens Advisory Committee is seeking new members.  Formed as an advisory group to the Camas School Board and Superintendent, the CAC provides an opportunity for school district patrons to have input into school programs, policies, and issues. The following questions and answers below will provide more information about the CAC. If you are interested in possible membership after reviewing the information, please complete the attached application and return it to the address indicated by September 30, 2021.  We also would like to invite you to visit the October 4, 2021 meeting being at the Zellerbach Administration Center in the Dennison Boardroom at 5:30 PM as a guest.

The CAC is a representative cross-section of 25 parent and non-parent patrons of the Camas School District. We appoint members from each director district representing students of varying grade levels and demographics of our community. This year, we seek three members from District 1, two members from District 2, 1 member from District 3, 0 members from District 4, and 2 members from District 5.

What are some of the issues the CAC addresses?
It varies yearly; areas covered in the past include boundary revisions, school start times, long-range planning, student safety, and bond planning. The meeting agendas vary each month based on issues brought to the committee from the Board and individual committee members.

How often does the CAC meet?
CAC meets on the first Monday of the month (October – June) at 5:30 PM at the Zellerbach Administration Center in the Dennison Board room when not in remote learning. While in remote learning, these meetings will take place via Zoom.

What are the qualifications for membership?
Membership only requires residency in the school district and a sincere interest in education.  Nominated members receive a formal appointment from the School Board and serve a three-year term.

What do I do if I am interested in becoming a member?
If you have additional questions, please feel free to call me at 360-833-5412. If you would like to be considered for membership, please complete the application form in its entirety and return it no later than September 30, 2021, via:

Delivery or US mail:

Camas School District
Attn: Gail Gast
841 NE 22nd Avenue
Camas, WA  98607