County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill 10 vacancies on the Commission on Children and Youth, for two parent representatives, one agency representative and seven youth representatives under the age of 21. The parent representative and four youth representatives are eligible to apply for reappointment.
The 27-member Commission advises the County Executive, County Council, Department of Health and Human Services, and Board of Education on policies, programs and services which support children, youth and their families.
Adult members serve three-year terms and youth members serve one-year terms without compensation. All are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for meetings attended. Meetings are held in the evening on the second Wednesday of each month (except July and August) in Rockville. Members are expected to serve on committees of the Commission and these meetings are held in the middle of the full Commission meetings.
Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, gender, geography, disability and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. An application, consisting of a brief cover letter and resume, should be sent by mail to County Executive Isiah Leggett, 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD 20850, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org . Home and employment addresses, as well as contact phone numbers and email addresses should be included. If appropriate, applicants should indicate the position for which they are applying. The deadline for application is April 10, 2013.
Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Leggett’s appointments are subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications of those selected for appointment are made public as part of the confirmation process.
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