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Membership Requirements
Membership Criteria
Commission members are appointed by the Pierce County Executive and confirmed by the Pierce County Council. The ordinance creating the TNAAC requires that the commission be comprised of ten voting members: 
  • Four community resident representatives from the Gig Harbor Peninsula Community Plan area (including one member of the Peninsula Advisory Commission).
  • Four airport user representatives (including at least one pilot and one airport tenant).
  • Two PenMet Parks representatives. 

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

Vacancy Status
All positions are currently filled; however, there will be a vacancy for one airport user position in November, with the application process opening from now until August 22, 2016:

Vacancy Public Notice
Applicants Sought for Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory Commission
Pierce County Executive Pat McCarthy is seeking applicants for one airport user position on the Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory Commission (TNAAC).  This member will serve a 4-year term, expiring on October 31, 2020.  Positions are uncompensated.  To be considered for this vacancy, applications must be received by 5:00 pm, August 22, 2016.  The TNAAC is a Pierce County Executive-appointed, Council-confirmed Advisory Commission, created by County Ordinance 2009-31 per Pierce County Code Title 2 - Administration, Chapter 2.89 entitled Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory Commission.  Additional information can be obtained by calling Deb Wallace, Pierce County Airport & Ferry Administrator at (253) 798-7109 or via email:  .

How to Become a Member
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:
    Tacoma Narrows Airport Advisory Commission 
    Airport and Ferry Division 
    Pierce County Public Works
    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 Division 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.