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Serve on a Board or Commission

The County Executive's Office is seeking individuals to serve on a variety of county boards and commissions. The volunteer work done by these boards and commissions is an essential part of our efforts to make Anne Arundel County The Best Place - For All.

The following boards and commissions currently have vacancies. If you are interested in applying to fill one of these vacancies, or would like to serve on another board or commission when a position becomes open, please complete the form linked below. If you have any questions, please contact the Anne Arundel County  Boards and Commissions Coordinator.  

Apply to Serve on a Board or Commission Application Instructions

Board/Commission# of VacanciesRequirementsApply
Adult Public Guardianship Review Board1 VacancyMember of the disabled communityApply
Animal Matters Commission1 Vacancy Apply
Animal Welfare Council1 VacancyFriends of Anne Arundel County Animal Care and Control RepresentativeApply
Arundel Workforce Development Corporate Board1 Vacancy Apply
Arts Council of Anne Arundel County1 Vacancy Apply
Board of Electrical Examiners1 VacancyMust be a professional electrical engineerApply
Citizens Environmental Commission2 VacanciesMust live in one of the following watershed areas: Upper Patuxent or PatapscoApply
Commission for Women7 vacancies Apply
Food Council17 Vacancies

One representative, unless otherwise noted, from each of the following:

  • Anne Arundel County Food Bank
  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services Program
  • Anne Arundel County Agriculture Commission Member or an Anne Arundel County farmer
  • Arundel Community Development Services
  • Anne Arundel County Early Childhood Commission
  • Two non-profit organizations that actively provide food or other support in the community related to the work of the Council
  • Four residents who experience(d) food insecurity
  • One from each Community of Hope; Local hospital; Grocery store, food retailer, restaurant, or related association with an active food donation program
  • Inter-Faith Advisory Council or a faith-based representative that actively provides food or other support in the community related to the work of the Council
  • Member of State House of Delegates representing Anne Arundel County
  • Member of State Senate representing Anne Arundel County; and State Department of Agriculture
HIV/AIDS Commission1 Vacancy Apply
Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County1 Vacancy Apply
Immigrant Affairs Commission1 VacancyMust be a representative of a faith-based organization, an immigrant, and reside in Anne Arundel CountyApply
Laurel Race Course Impact Fund Advisory Committee1 VacancyReside in a community within a 3 mile radius of the Laurel Race CourseApply
Maritime Industry Advisory Board1 VacancyMust be a Riverkeeper RepresentativeApply
Odenton Town Center Advisory Committee3 VacancyMust live or work in OdentonApply
Pension Oversight Commission2 Vacancies
  • Must be a resident of Anne Arundel County
  • Must be knowledgeable about pension administration and funding
  • Does not hold an elective or appointed office with the County or State
  • Does not participate in any retirement plan that the Commission oversees
Planning Advisory Board1 VacancyMust reside in Councilmanic District 1Apply
Police Accountability Board1 VacancyMust complete the required supplemental application.Apply
Police Accountability Board  - Trial BoardsContinuous Recruitment
Reside in Anne Arundel County; subject to a background check; NOT an active law enforcement officer; willing to sign a Financial Disclosure Form annually; and willing and able to commit a significant amount of time on an intermittent basis. The work of the Trial Board Will be dependent on the volume of complaints and cases received; as such, we are currently unable to determine the exact time commitment.
Recreation Advisory Board4 VacanciesMust be a District 1, 4, 5 or 7 residentApply
Social Services Board of Directors2 Vacancies Apply
Spending Affordability Committee1 Vacancy Apply
Veterans Affairs Commission5 Vacancies Apply






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