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Leonardtown/ MD – Citizens seeking an opportunity to play a more active role in the community now have an opportunity to do so  on a Board, Commission or Committee.


The Commissioners of St. Mary’s Board of County is making a call to citizens interested in volunteering their time to serve on various Boards, Committees and Commissions. Detailed descriptions of the various boards and membership application are available on the County’s website at Applications must include a resume and be submitted no later than Monday, November 26, 2018. Some of the Boards, Commissions and Committees with vacancies include:


Agriculture, Seafood & Forestry Commission

Airport Advisory Committee

Board of Trustees Museum Division, Department of Recreation & Parks

Commission for Women

            Commission on Aging

            Commission on the Environment

            Commission on People with Disabilities

            Historic Preservation Commission

Human Relations Commission

Recreation & Parks Board

Social Service Board

            Tri-County Animal Shelter Board

            Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board


The following vacancies have special requirements:

            Board of Appeals – Candidates knowledge of Planning, Growth and Development a plus

            Economic Development Commission – Small Business Owner

Metropolitan Commission – Must live in the 7th District

Plumbing Fuel Gas Board – Must be a Licensed Plumber

Retiree Benefit Trust of St. Mary’s County – Candidates must have an accounting background


Interested citizens can download an application from the county’s website or call Diane Gleissner at 301-475-4200, ext. *1700 for more information.