The County Executive and County Council encourages people who live or work in Montgomery County to become actively invovled in matters affecting the quality of life in the community. There are more than 75 Boards, Committees and Commissions appointed by the County Executive, with confirmation by the County Council.
The County has 16 boards, committees and commissions related to the work of Department of Health and Human Services. Members provide feedback and advice to the County Executive of matters relating to policies and issues of concern to the community.
Boards, committees and commissions generlly meet one or two evenings per month and members have three year terms. Vacancies are advertised and often published by area media outlets.