Membership Requirements

Membership Criteria


Commission members are appointed by the Pierce County Executive and confirmed by the Pierce County Council. The ordinance, as amended, creating the TFAC requires that the commission be comprised of eight voting members:
  • Four airport user representatives (including at least one pilot and one airport tenant).
  • Four community residents (2 from South Hill, 1 from Frederickson, and 1 from Graham Community Plan areas).

Terms


Terms are unpaid and are four years in length. A commissioner may not serve more than two consecutive full terms.

Vacancy Status


One community resident (Frederickson or Graham Community Plan areas) position open; and one airport user position open.

PUBLIC NOTICE
APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR PIERCE COUNTY AIRPORT-THUN FIELD ADVISORY COMMISSION

Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier is seeking applicants for: 1) one Graham or Frederickson community resident position on the Pierce County Airport-Thun Field Advisory Commission (TFAC). Community residents must live within the boundaries of either the Frederickson or Graham Community Plan area; 2) one airport user of Thun Field. The appointees will fill out unexpired terms to April 12, 2019 and April 12, 2020, respectively, after which terms are for four years. These positions are uncompensated. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., July 28, 2017. To learn more about the commission, membership requirements, and the application/selection process, please visit the Pierce County TFAC web site: http://www.piercecountywa.org/thunfield. Click on “Advisory Commission.” The TFAC is a Pierce County Executive-appointed, Council-confirmed Advisory Commission, created by County Ordinance 2001-22s2 per Pierce County Code Title 2 – Administration, Chapter 2.46 entitled Pierce County Airport – Thun Field Advisory Commission. Additional information can be obtained by calling Lauren Behm, Pierce County Interim Airport & Ferry Administrator at (253) 798-2421 or via e-mail lbehm@co.pierce.wa.us.

To see the Frederickson and Graham Community Plan maps, click on these links:
Frederickson
Graham

How to Apply


Applications may be submitted at any time. The application may be returned to the Office of the County Executive address shown on the form, or may be returned to:
Thun Field Advisory Commission
Airport and Ferry Administration
2702 South 42nd Street, Suite 201
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322

Submitted Applications


Submitted applications will be kept on file at the Pierce County Airport and Ferry office. A review of applications on file occurs when a commission position becomes available. Please refer to the Application and Selection Process page for more information.
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