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Join one of Madison’s city boards, committees, or commissions

Get in on the action by volunteering for one of the 608’s city boards, committees, or commissions. With multiple vacancies available, you’re bound to find something that suits you.

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Calling all movers and shakers. Are you ready to become an even more engaged citizen? Do you wish you knew more about the goings-on in the 608, before they happen? Make your voice heard by serving as a volunteer member on one of Madison’s 80 (yes, 80) city boards, committees, or commissions.

There are currently 50 vacancies spanning all sorts of topics including the Committee on Aging, the Affirmative Action Commission, and the Board of Public Works.

Get involved

As long as you are a City of Madison resident, you’re eligible to apply for any vacant spots. These volunteer positions offer locals a chance to create and contribute to conversations that help city staff, the Common Council, and the Mayor make decisions that directly affect your fellow Madisonians.

  1. Scan the full list of Boards, Commissions and Committees to see which are active and advertising vacancies.
  2. Found one that piques your interest? Check the meeting schedule to make sure you’ll be able to be an active participant.
  3. Email your application to the Mayor’s Office.
  4. Submit your Statement of Interests.

The Mayor’s Office will keep your application on record and review it as openings arise in your chosen areas of interest.