Mason County Historic Preservation Commission Openings

The Mason County Commissioners are seeking an applicant to fill open positions on the Mason County Historic Preservation Commission.

The major responsibility of the Historic Preservation Commission is to identify and actively encourage the conservation of Mason County’ s historic resources by initiating and maintaining a register of historic places and reviewing proposed changes to register properties. They also work to raise community awareness of Mason County’ s history and historic resources and serve as Mason County’s primary resource in matters of history, historic planning, and preservation.

Commission members serve three-year terms and meet monthly, during business hours, at the County offices in Shelton. During COVID these meetings are being held via Zoom. These new terms will run from December 2020 to November 2023. Applicants must be residents of Mason County.

Interested persons are encouraged to apply for this commission by completing an advisory board form that can be downloaded from the County’s website (click here for a direct link to the application) or by calling the Commissioners’ office at 427-9670 ext. 419 or 275-4467 ext. 419. Completed applications should be submitted in the Commissioners’ office at 411 N 51 Street, Shelton. Positions are open until filled.

If there are questions about theses positions, please contact Michael MacSems at 427- 9670 ext. 571 or email

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