June 21, 2024

Volunteers Sought for County Boards


The St. Mary’s County commissioners are seeking applications from residents who are interested in serving on a local board, committee, or commission.

Volunteering to serve as member of these groups is an excellent way to meet new people while contributing to the successful operation and development of the community.

Go to the county’s website for a membership application or detailed descriptions; all applications must include a resume and be submitted no later than November 20, 2023.

Current vacancies:

  • Adult Public Guardianship Review Board
  • Agriculture, Seafood & Forestry Commission
  • Airport Advisory Board
  • Board of Trustees Museum Division
  • Commission for People with Disabilities
  • Commission for Women
  • Commission on Aging
  • Commission on the Environment
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Human Relations Commission
  • Recreation & Parks Board
  • Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board

Please note the following vacancies have special requirements:

  • Board of Appeals – Must have some planning experience.
  • Electrical Examiners Board – Must be a licensed electrician.
  • Family Violence Coordinating Council – Must be a victim of domestic violence or the family of a person who has been a victim of domestic violence.
  • Historic Preservation Commission – Experience in architecture, architectural history, history, or archaeology.
  • Metropolitan Commission (3 vacancies) – Applicants must live in 4th, 5th, 6th, or 8th Districts.
  • Planning Commission – Must have some planning experience.

Interested residents can download an application or call Diane Gleissner at 301-475-4200, ext. 1707 for more information.

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