The Commissioners of St. Mary's County are looking for individuals interested in playing a more active role in the community.

Citizens willing to volunteer their time have a choice of various Boards, Committees and Commissions on which to serve. Available positions, detailed descriptions of the various boards and membership application are available on the county's website at All applications must include a resume and be submitted no later than Friday, November 17.

Some of the boards, commissions and committees which have vacancies include:

-- Adult Public Guardianship Review Board—Citizen Member sought

-- Airport Advisory Committee

-- Board of Trustees Museum Division, Department of Recreation and Parks

-- Commission for Women

-- Commission on Aging

-- Commission on People with Disabilities

-- Human Relations Commission

-- Transportation Advisory Committee

-- Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board

The following vacancies have special requirements:

-- Adult Public Guardianship Review Board—Physician

-- Board of Appeals—Knowledge of planning, growth and development a plus

-- Economic Development Commission—Community leader / private individual

-- Family Violence Coordinating Council—Family or survivor of violence

-- Metropolitan Commission—Must live in the 4th, 5th, 6th or 8th district

-- Planning Commission—Knowledge of planning, growth and development a plus

Citizens interested in applying to a board, commission or committee, or wanting more information, can download an application from the county website or call Diane Gleissner at 301-475-4200, ext. *1700.