County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill five vacancies on the Adult Public Guardianship Review Board. The vacancies are for a public health nurse, a lawyer, a layperson from the public at large, a person with a physical disability, and a physician. The incumbent lawyer and public member are eligible to apply for reappointment.
The 11-member board includes a professional from the Dept. of Health and Human Services, two physicians, including a psychiatrist from the Dept. of Health and Human Services, a representative of the Commission on Aging, a professional from a local non-profit social service organization, a public health nurse, a lawyer, a professional in the field of disabilities, a person with a physical disability, and two lay individuals from the public-at-large. The board is responsible for reviewing each adult public guardianship at least twice a year.
Members of the Adult Public Guardianship Review Board serve three-year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for meetings attended. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
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 May 22, 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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