- By Ashleigh Matthews
- Posted Friday, November 17, 2023
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from citizens interested in volunteering their service on one of the County's boards, committees or commissions. As a board or committee member, you will have a seat at the table to ensure your community is heard and to help County Commissioners form policy decisions.
Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 11, 2023, for possible consideration at the December 21, 2023, Board of Commissioners' meeting.
Interested applicants may apply here.
ADULT CARE HOME COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee is part of an advocacy network to help promote and protect the rights of long term-care residents. Committee members visit facilities, interact with residents, and advocate for quality care in the homes. The committee is also involved in issues advocacy, public education, and the promotion of community involvement within long term care facilities. Applicants must reside in Forsyth County. Members are appointed by County Commissioners for an initial one-year term and can be reappointed for a three-year term.
- 5 Administrators' Slot
- 6 Open
ANIMAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD
The Animal Control Advisory Board is an eleven-member board appointed by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners pursuant to identified interest categories. The Advisory Board makes recommendations on animal control codes, policies and programs related to animals. Applicants must reside in Forsyth County and be willing to serve a two-year term.
- 1 Acting Chairman/President of the Forsyth County Veterinarian Association
COMMUNITY APPEARANCE COMMISSION, WINSTON-SALEM/FORSYTH COUNTY
The Community Appearance Commission of Winston-Salem& Forsyth County primary goals are to advise the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners and the Winston-Salem City Council about appearance-related issues and to positively influence public and private development. Major projects of the Community Appearance Commission (CAC)include the bi-annual Community Appearance Awards program, the annual Community Roots tree planting program, review of County and City-funded public facility construction projects from an appearance perspective, and advocacy of various other ordinances, public initiatives and measures to improve the attractiveness of the community. Applicants must reside in Forsyth County and be willing to serve a three-year term.
- 2 Special Experience or Education in Design
FORSYTH COUNTY HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE BLOCK GRANT ADVISORY COUNCIL
The Council advises the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners on the needs, funding for services, priorities, resources, long-range planning, and other issues, which affect services to the elderly. The Council monitors the effectiveness and efficiency of service delivery for service providers and advising the Board of County Commissioners on recommended budget adjustments for these services through The County Funding Plan.
FORSYTH COUNTY JUVENILE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCIL
The General Assembly enacted legislation that transferred the Divisions of Youth Services and Juvenile Services to the Office of the Governor. This legislation established the Office of Juvenile Justice and transferred all authority, powers, duties, and functions of the Juvenile Services Division to the Office of Juvenile Justice. It is the responsibility of the Office of Juvenile Justice to coordinate with county Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils for implementation of a continuum of services and programs at the community level to develop comprehensive juvenile delinquency and substance abuse prevention plans.
- 1 Substance Abuse Professional
- 2 Persons Under the Age of 21
- 1 United Way Representative
INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES AND POLLUTION CONTROL FINANCING AUTHORITY
The Industrial Facilities/Pollution Control Financing Authority aids in the financing of industrial and manufacturing for the purpose of alleviating unemployment or raising below average manufacturing wages by financing facilities that provide job opportunities or provide better wages than those prevalent in the area.
NURSING HOME COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, FORSYTH COUNTY?
The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee is part of an advocacy network to help promote and protect the rights of long term-care residents. The Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee was established by North Carolina General Statute to be a volunteer, grassroots advocate for residents in nursing homes. Committee members visit facilities, interact with residents, and advocate for quality care in the homes. The committee is also involved in issues advocacy, public education, and the promotion of community involvement within long term care facilities.
- 4 Administrators' Slot
- 6 Open
PIEDMONT TRIAD REGIONAL WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
The Piedmont Triad Regional Workforce Development Board (PTRWDB) facilitates successful partnerships among businesses, educators, organization and individuals to achieve a highly educated and skilled workforce resulting in a thriving community with full employment.
- 1 Business
- 1 Community Based/Faith Based Organization
PUBLIC ART COMMISSION
The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Art Commission was established to facilitate the creation of public art in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, and participating Towns and Villages. The Commission is a working organization that employs the skills, talents, and networks of its members to create public art throughout Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.