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 https://www.stmarysmd.com/voluntr/. 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.