October 20, 2020

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Volunteers Sought for County Boards

County Boards

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 Friday, November 13, 2020.

Vacancies on the following county boards, committees, and commissions include:

  • Adult Public Guardianship Review Board
  • Agriculture, Seafood and Forestry Commission
  • Airport Advisory Committee
  • Animal Control Advisory Board
  • Board of Trustees, Museum Division
  • Commission on Aging
  • Commission of People With Disabilities
  • Commission on the Environment
  • Housing Authority Board of St. Mary’s County
  • Library Board of Trustees (Applications must be received by October 23, 2020)
  • Social Service Board
  • Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Tri-County Animal Shelter
  • Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board

The following vacancies have special requirements:

  • Board of Appeals — Must have some planning experience
  • Building Code Board of Appeals — Must have surveying experience
  • Economic Development Commission – Education/Small Business Owner
  • Electrical Examiners Board — Licensed Electrician
  • Historic Preservation Commission – Discipline of architecture, architectural history, history or archaeology
  • Metropolitan Commission – Must live in the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Districts (3 vacancies)
  • Planning Commission — Must have some planning experience
  • 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

Interested citizens can download an application from the county’s website linked to above or call Diane Gleissner at 301-475-4200, ext. 1707 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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