Board and Commission Opportunities in San Mateo County- Apply Now!
Each of the 20 municipalities in San Mateo County as well as the County government, have opportunities for citizens to serve in both advisory and decision making positions. Being appointed and serving on a Board or Commission is a great way to understand how the local government works, the issues faced and it looks great on your resume if you do decide to run for office.
Unlike running for an office, vacancies in these positions happen at various times and you need to apply when there are openings. Qualifications vary by position from just being a resident of the city/town to fulfilling other qualifications.
How to Make a Difference!
- Check out the links below to find the Board and Commission listings for your city/town.Some seats may be available city wide or require you to be a resident of a specific district in your city.
- Check out the link to San Mateo County Boards and Commissions.Openings are based on the Supervisorial District in which you reside.
- Follow the APPLICATION procedure outlined.It will vary for each city and the county.
San Mateo County
East Palo Alto
Half Moon Bay
South San Francisco