The majority of the Washtenaw County appointment process takes during the last quarter of the year (October-December) for the upcoming term, as most bodies operate on an annual or biannual appointment schedule, starting January 1st.
Throughout the rest of the year, Boards and Commissions may have openings to which individuals are able to apply. These will are listed on this webpage.
To apply for a position on a Washtenaw County board or commission, individuals must complete a basic application form.
Last Updated: October 19, 2023
Currently recruiting candidates for the following bodies:
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a slate of positions on various Boards, Committees and Commissions. The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at an upcoming meeting to be announced at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Advisory Council on Reparations: The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill five (5) positions representing the following sectors: Workers Rights, Education K-12, Art, Criminal Legal System, and Transit. Each position has a term expiring December 31, 2024. The Board is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis.
Building Code/Construction Board of Appeals: The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position representing Plumbing for a two-year term expiring December 31, 2024.
- Commission on Aging: The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions as follows: (1) one individual from commissioner district eight (8) who does not have a conflict of interest arising from an employment relationship with a publicly funded senior service program in the county, and (1) one individual representing the general public, each for a partial term expiring on December 31, 2024. You may find your commissioner district by visiting www.washtenaw.org/findmyofficials. The purpose of the Commission on Aging is to advise the Board of Commissioners on the needs of older Washtenaw County residents and needed actions and strategies to support their quality of life, with at least one member serving from each County Commission district. The Board will make these appointments at an upcoming meeting to be announced at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan.