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Volunteers Sought for County Boards

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If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to play a more active role in the community, here is your chance. The St. Mary’s County commissioners are asking all citizens interested in volunteering their time to the community to consider serving on a board, committee, or commission.

Detailed descriptions of the various boards and membership applications are available on the county’s website. All applications must include a resume and be submitted no later than Tuesday, June 1, 2020.

County boards, committees, and commissions include:

  • Agriculture, Seafood and Forestry Commission
  • Airport Advisory Committee
  • Animal Control Advisory Board
  • Board of Trustees, Museum Division
  • Commission for Women
  • Commission on Aging
  • Commission on the Environment
  • Housing Authority Board of St. Mary’s County
  • Library Board of Trustees (Applications must be received by 5/27/20)
  • Local Management Board
  • Social Service Board
  • Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Tri-County Animal Shelter

The following vacancies have special requirements:

  • Economic Development Commission – Education/Small Business Owner
  • Historic Preservation Commission – Discipline of architecture, architectural history, history or archaeology.
  • Metropolitan Commission – Must live in the 1st District
  • Plumbing Fuel Gas Board – Must be a licensed plumber
  • Property Tax Assessment Appeal Board – applications must be completed on the Governor’s Appointments Office website
  • Youth Advisory Committee – Must be between 14 and 22 years old

Interested citizens can download an application from the county’s website linked to above or call Diane Gleissner at 301-475-4200, ext. 71707 for more information.


For more about Lexington Park, visit the St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation’s Leader member page.

St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation

46940 South Shangri-La Drive, Suite 7

Lexington Park, MD 20653


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