Citizen Appointments

View information on the various advisory boards and committees on which the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners makes citizen appointments by selecting the appropriate one on the pane to the left. All applications will be kept on file for one year.

Notice of Application for Citizen Appointments

The Muskegon County Board of Commissioners annually seeks (beginning in August) residents Interested in serving the community through appointments to its boards and committees.  Interested residents may view all current vacancies below and apply online for consideration.  The Muskegon County Board of Commissioners will accept applications throughout the year and will remain on file for one year.  If a position you selected becomes vacant, your application will be sent to the Board Chair for review.

Interested residents may submit applications for open appointments below by the November 1, 2023, deadline for terms expiring on 12/31/2023 for:

  • Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee (3-year term)
    • Amusement/Attraction position
    • Sports/Recreation position
    • Festival/Events position
    • At Large position (Hotels/Motels)
  • Airport Development Committee (2-year term)
    • Chamber of Commerce position
    • Public-Sector position
    • Two Private-Sector positions
    • Two Airport Business Park tenant positions
    • Vacant position
  • HealthWest (3-year term)
    • Consumer (Secondary)
    • Lived Experience
  • Lakeshore Regional Entity (LRE) Substance Abuse Committee (2-year term)
    • Citizen Appointment position
  • Library Board Committee (3-year term)
    • At Large position
  • Museum Board Committee (3-year term)
    • At Large position
  • Senior Activities Committee (3-year term)
    • Grant Writer position
    • At Large position
  • Solid Waste Planning Committee (2-year term)
    • Public position
    • Two Environmental positions
    • Three Solid Waste Management positions
    • Industrial position
    • City position
    • Township position


For those applying for consideration for the HealthWest Board of Directors, please apply using New HealthWest Board Member Applications (PDF).