Town Manager Paul Bockelman seeks volunteers to serve on Town Boards and Committees.
The Town has over 30 boards and committees that support the work of the Town government and each has multiple residents who are members. Terms of service are typically three years; some may be shorter.
Members typically serve for two terms. Members with terms expiring who have served one term may be seeking reappointment.
Boards and Committees that have or may have vacancies include: theAgricultural Commission, Amherst Affordable Housing Trust, Board of Assessors, Board of Health, Amherst Cultural Council, CDBG Advisory Committee, Community Preservation Act Committee, Community Safety and Social Justice Committee, Conservation Commission, Council on Aging, Design Review Board, Disability Access Advisory Committee, Energy and Climate Action, Committee, Historical Commission, Housing Authority, Human Rights Commission, Local Historic District Commission, Munson Memorial Building Trustees, Personnel Board, Public Art Commission, Public Shade Tree Committee, Recreation Commission, and the Water Supply Protection Committee.
The Town Manager seeks residents who have relevant expertise or experience. We are especially seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds to serve on all boards, committees, and commissions.
If you are interested in volunteering to serve, please fill out a Community Activity Form at: https://www.amherstma.gov/caf
A complete list of all boards and committees can be found here: https://www.amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/37001/Committee-and-Board-Report-04092021?bidId=
If you have questions, please reach out to our Community Participation Officers via email at GetInvolved@AmherstMA.gov or visit their web page www.amherstma.gov/getinvolved