Thank you for your interest in serving as a member of a City of Portland advisory body.

This online form is designed to collect information from individuals who are interested in serving on a City advisory body. It includes the following sections:
  1. General Information
  2. Conflict of Interest Disclosure
  3. Application Questions
  4. Voluntary Confidential Demographic Information

Email driverscommittee@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-7483.

To apply, please first review information about the advisory body at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/79734.

We want people from every part of Portland here to share their voice on this committee, especially people who have not been involved before. If you want to serve your community and to help government make better choices, then we want to see your application. To be eligible for the Committee, members must live, play, worship, work or do business in the City of Portland. 

The attributes listed below are what will guide our selection process. It is helpful if you are specific in your answers. We do not expect you to be or have everything listed.
  • You believe in the value of public participation in government processes.
  • You are committed to improving outcomes for those who have been historically underserved by the transportation system in Portland.
  • You are interested in sharing your perspective as well as respectfully learning and listening to other perspectives.  
  • You are available to attend all meetings and participate in the discussions.
  • You have the ability to critically evaluate technical information.
  • You are a creative problem solver.
  • You have experience with Portland’s transportation system and the industry.
  • You have experience, skills, knowledge or perspective that can help the Committee better understand historically underrepresented communities in relation to the Industry:
    • Communities of color
    • Low-income communities
    • Persons with disabilities
    • Multilingual communities
    • Other historically underserved groups that interact with the industry
  • If you are applying for a TNC driver seat, you are an active TNC driver currently certified and permitted to operate in the City of Portland.
Meetings will take place on weekday afternoons downtown or in the Lloyd District, a minimum of five times per year. (The Committee is currently meeting every other month.) Members will serve a 3-year term. Members are expected to prepare for meetings on their own time. Arrive ready to discuss meeting materials and agenda items. Meeting materials for review may be sent with minimal time to review, potentially as few as 72 hours in advance. 

The information you provide in your application is available to the public through a public record request. Please do not include confidential or sensitive information.

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* 1. How did you hear about this opportunity?

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* 2. Applicant name (and/or how you would like to be called)

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* 3. Applicant email (so we can contact you about the selection process)

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* 4. Your daytime phone number (so we can contact you about the selection process)

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* 5. Currently, do you live, work, play, go to school, and/or worship in the City of Portland? (Please mark all that apply so we can know the variety of ways you are involved in Portland)

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* 6. The information you are providing on this form is available to the public through a public record request. Do not include confidential or sensitive information.