Westminster, MD, Thursday, July 13, 2023 -The Carroll County Department of Social Services Local Advisory Board has several upcoming openings and is looking for new members. All Carroll County residents are encouraged to apply. Ideally, having different perspectives and backgrounds on the Board contributes to new and diverse ideas, and provides valuable input with the goal of representing all residents of Carroll County. 

The function of the Board is (1) to advise the Director of state policies; (2) to communicate information to Carroll County residents concerning the programs, objectives, policies, and other issues related to the local Social Services Administration; (3) to review the local department; and (4) to generally oversee the operation of the local department. Members play an active role in promoting social services efforts throughout Carroll County. The Advisory Board meets ten (10) times per year, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, with most meetings held virtually. 

If you would like to volunteer to serve on the Carroll County Department of Social Services Local Advisory Board, please visit https://www.carrollcountymd.gov/government/boards-commissions/application-for-a-carroll-county-board-or-commission/ to apply online. Advisory Board members are appointed by the County Commissioners, serve a term of three years, and may serve a second term if reappointed.