The Board of County Commissioners appointed several volunteers to its boards and commissions
at its April 2 and 9 hearings. Volunteer boards help make decisions and oversee programs and services throughout the county.
Board of Adjustment - Grants variances and special exemptions to established zoning regulations under certain circumstances, and determines appeals for variances to the Zoning Resolution in quasi-judicial hearings.
- Edward D. Ford
- Richard G. Ingram
- Louis Matis - alternate
- Curtis Westphal II - alternate
Board of Health - The governing and policy making body for the Department of Public Health.
- Bonnie McNulty
- Linda Reiner
Board of Review - Reviews appeals and makes special exceptions to the Building Code in quasi-judicial hearings and may suggest amendments to the Building Code.
- Bob Loveridge
- Karen Roman - alternate
Citizen Review Panel - Conducts hearings to ascertain the legitimacy of complaints against Human Services programs and submits recommendations to the director of Human Services regarding their resolutions.
- Frank Adamek
- JoAnn Johnston
- Carrie Kollar
Community Services Advisory Board - Makes recommendations regarding matters related to human services for low and moderate income residents. Recommends recipients for federal funds made available to the county from the Community Services Block Grant and similar grants.
Disabilities Resource Center Board - Oversees the operations of the Developmental Disabilities Resource Center, which educates and trains persons with developmental disabilities.
Fairgrounds Advisory Board - Provides advice on capital construction and fees at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds and determines allowable uses, procedures and regulations of the fairgrounds.
Library Board of Trustees - Establishes policies for the county libraries, employs the executive director for the library; recommends the annual budget for the libraries to the BCC and dispenses funds; acquires and oversees libraries and library assets; participates in strategic planning and library advocacy.
- Brian DeLaet
- E.F. Douglass
- Ray Elliott
Hazardous Substance Response Authority Board - Responsible for the administration and operation of the county hazardous substance response program.
- John Simpson - fire departments/districts representative
- William Blackburn - city/town representative
Historical Commission - Promotes the preservation and use of historical resources and historic sites through educational activities, publications and research projects.
- Nina Kite - at large
- Sally White - district 3
Open Space Advisory Committee - Makes recommendations to the BCC regarding acquisitions, development, maintenance, preservation, and the use and operation of Open Space lands in conformance with Open Space Policies and Procedures
- Felicity Hannay
- Rebecca Watson
- Michael S. Dungan - city representative
- Janet N. Shangraw - alternate
Scientific and Cultural Facility Board - Reviews grant applications from scientific and cultural facilities, distributes funds according to formulas, and allocates 10 percent discretionary funds.
E-911 Emergency Communications Authority Board - Empowered with the authority to contract for the installation and operation of an emergency telephone service and may pay such costs by collecting an emergency telephone charge in its service area
- Chris Ambrosio - fire representative
- William Rush - city representative
Visit the BCC's webpage for more information on volunteer boards or how you can apply to serve.