Greetings! Thank you for your interest in serving on the King County Children and Youth Advisory Board (CYAB).

The King County Children and Youth Advisory Board (CYAB) is seeking individuals interested in serving on the CYAB for a three-year term beginning February 1, 2022. The CYAB serves as the oversight and advisory body for the Best Starts for Kids Initiative, the King County Youth Action Plan, and the Puget Sound Taxpayer Accountability Account (PSTAA)


The CYAB has a strong commitment to equity and intentionally seeks to maintain balanced representation of board members who reflect all communities we serve. Individuals residing in King County, especially those who identify as Native America/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander, LGBTQ, residents from rural areas of King County, seniors, and youth 24 years of age or younger are encouraged to apply. 

Please submit your application packet to Kerry Wade ( Thank you.

The following are key documents interested parties will need to review and/or complete (in Red) to be eligible for appointment to Children and Youth Advisory Board:

The deadline for submitting an application packet (application, statement of financial interest, and code of conduct form) is 11:59 p.m. on October 1, 2021. Please submit your packet to All appointments to the CYAB are made by the King County Executive and confirmed by the King County Council.  If you have any questions about the King County Children and Youth Advisory Board or the appointments process, please contact Kerry Wade ( or call 206-263-8653.