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Volunteer to Serve on a Government Board

When citizens participate in government, it enhances transparency, openness, as well as effectiveness because government officials benefit from citizens' input, perspective, and expertise. The Lake County Board is seeking volunteers to appoint to various boards, agencies, and commissions.

Instructions
​1 Find a board or commission that you're interested in serving on by browsing the list below. (You can view the entire list of board/commissions and descriptions.)
​2 ​Click on the name to learn more about the board.  Note: When you click on a link, it will take you to a different website.  Click on the "Description" tab for information on the purpose, function, term, contact info, and qualifications for the position.
​3 ​Once you've found a board that you're interested in serving on, check the vacancy column to see if there is a vacancy.
​4 ​Are you eligible?  In some cases, you simply have to be a Lake County resident.  In other cases, you have to live in the specific district.  If so, click on the district map.  In other cases, you can search by your address to see if the public body is listed in your taxing district.
​5 ​Click to apply and complete the online form.  A Lake County staff member will follow up with you.
​Board/Agency/Commission ​Vacancy ​Are you eligible? ​Apply
Avon-Fremont Drainage District ​N District Map Apply
Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
Beach Park Drainage District ​Y District Map Apply
Beach Park Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
Community Development Commission ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Countryside Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
Deerfield-Bannockburn Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
​Del Mar Woods Sanitary District ​N ​Must be resident of the district Apply
East Skokie Drainage District ​N District Map Apply
​Emergency Telephone System Board ​N ​Two at-large members must live in Lake County Apply
Fox Lake Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
Grayslake Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District ​N ​Address Search Apply
Grubb School Drainage District ​N District Map Apply
Lake Bluff Mosquito Abatement District ​N Address Search Apply
Lake County Affordable Housing Commission ​N ​Must live or conduct business in Lake County Apply
​Lake County Board of Health ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
​Lake County Board of Review ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Lake County Farmland Assessment Committee ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Lake County Housing Authority ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Lake County Public Aid Committee ​Y ​Democrat Affiliated Supervisor Apply
​Lake County Regional Planning Commission ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Lake County Sheriff's Office Merit Commission ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Lake Zurich Rural Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
Lakes Region Sanitary District ​N District Map Apply
Lakeside Cemetery Association ​N ​Libertyville Township Resident and have a spouse/family member buried at Lakeside Cemetery Apply
​Lindenhurst Sanitary District ​N District Map Apply
​Long Grove Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
​METRA Commuter Rail Board ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
​PACE Board ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Public Water District ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Rockland Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
​Round Lake Sanitary District ​Y District Map Apply
Slocum Drainage District ​N District Map Apply
Southlake Mosquito Abatement District ​N Address Search Apply
Squaw Creek Drainage District ​N District Map Apply
Tuberculosis Sanatorium Board ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
​Warren-Waukegan Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
Wauconda Fire Protection District ​N Address Search Apply
West Skokie Drainage District ​N ​District Map Apply
​Winchester House Advisory Board ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply
Zoning Board of Appeals ​N ​Lake County Resident Apply

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