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How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continual basis and press releases are sent out before each series of interviews (these occur when there are vacancies on the Board).

Individuals selected must have perspective and experience that will enhance the Board. Strong candidates will have a broad familiarity with many neighborhoods in the city, and interest in walking for recreation and/or transportation. Board members can anticipate a commitment of 8-10 hours a month to attend Board meetings and conduct other Board duties.

Applicants must live within the City of Seattle. Board meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in City Hall.

Applications will be accepted by mail or email. To apply for a Board Member seat on the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest to Send via mail to:

Belén Herrera
Seattle Department of Transportation
P.O Box 34966
Seattle, Washington 98124-4019

If you have questions about the application process or SPAB, please contact the board liaison, Belén Herrera, at

Seattle is committed to promoting diversity in the City's boards and commissions. People of color, low-income communities, immigrant and refugee populations, people living with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, LGBTQ people, women and girls, youth, seniors and Native Populations — are encouraged to apply for a seat on the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board.