There is an ongoing need for all interested Alameda County residents to apply for positions on Boards / Commissions which are of interest to them. Each Board / Commission has an issue, policy and / or program focus and appointees generally represent defined communities of interest.
Since 1853, the Board of Supervisors has encouraged citizen involvement and expertise to assist the Board in serving the community. Boards / Commissions were established to help the Board deal with the many and varied duties and responsibilities of local county government. These Boards / Commissions are created by State or Federal law, County ordinance or by other action of the Board of Supervisors and provide forums for citizen input and accessibility to county government. The Board relies on these groups to advise them on a wide-range of issues affecting their constituencies, and to assure they are responsive to community needs.
The Board of Supervisors appoints Alameda County residents to serve as a Board Member/Commissioner on a volunteer basis. The Boards / Commissions are responsible for reviewing are a wide range of policy issues and program areas. An application must be completed and the applicant must represent the constituency identified for the Board / Commission vacancy. Please be aware that all information disclosed in the Board/Commission application is subject to public disclosure.
If you have an interest in a specific Board / Commission or need further information about this process, please contact the Clerk of the Board's Office at (510) 208-4949.