Serve on the Community Involvement Commission

Updated: February 22, 2019 (Application deadline extended to March 11, 2019)

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is currently recruiting to fill two vacancies on the Community Involvement Commission (CIC). The current vacancies are open to individuals living in Seattle City Council Districts 1 and 5. However, interested applicants from other Council Districts could be considered for future vacancies.

The Community Involvement Commission advises the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and other City departments on coordinated, Citywide outreach and engagement activities.

The Commission is composed of 16 members – seven appointed by City Council and seven appointed by the Mayor, with one of the mayoral positions filled by a young adult through the Get Engaged program. The final two commissioners are selected by the CIC members.

Those interested in being considered should complete the online application by Monday, February 4 Monday, March 11 by 5 p.m. If you cannot submit the application online, contact Danielle Friedman at (206) 256-5973, and an application will be mailed to you or you can pick one up at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods in Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue, 4th floor, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

To learn more about the Community Involvement Commission, visit our website or call Danielle Friedman at (206) 256-5973.


The City of Seattle is committed to promoting diversity in the city’s boards and commissions. Women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, young persons, senior citizens, persons of color, and immigrants are encouraged to apply.