Volunteer for Monterey County

District 4 Commissions and Boards

Jane Parker is pleased to recognize and acknowledge the many individuals who serve the County as representatives of the Fourth District on County Commissions. Commissions are tasked with advising the Board of Supervisors on specific issues as well as performing oversight of specific programs or activities within the county. Each Supervisor is responsible for appointing commissioners to represent their District based on the bylaws of each Commission.

Detailed information about Monterey County Boards, Committees, and Commissions is maintained by the Clerk of the Board and can be found at http://000sweb.co.monterey.ca.us/bcandc/

If you are interested in serving on one of these or other County of Monterey Boards, Committees, or Commissions please submit your resume with a letter of interest to the Office of Supervisor Parker at 2616 First Avenue, Marina CA 93933 or via email to jane.parker@co.monterey.ca.us.

Supervisor Parker is recruiting volunteers to represent District 4 on three commissions listed below. Detailed information about other Monterey County Boards, Committees, and Commissions is maintained by the Clerk of the Board and can be found at http://000sweb.co.monterey.ca.us/bcandc/

The Agricultural Advisory Committee
meets the 4th Thursday of every month from 2:30-4:30 to review policy matters and high-profile land use applications involving agriculture or agricultural lands, providing recommendations to the Planning Commission and County Board of Supervisors. There are 13 members, including one from each Supervisorial District. We are looking for someone who lives, works, or otherwise has business ties in District 4, and whose primary income is derived from an agricultural occupation.

Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council - The AAA is responsible for planning, assessment of needs and provision of services for older individuals in Monterey County . The Council serves as advocate for older individuals and performs evaluation of policies, programs and services.

Housing Advisory Committee – The HAC is an appointed body that is charged with reviewing and considering housing related issues for the County. For certain issues the HAC serves an advisory function to the Planning Commission and/or Board of Supervisors. These issues typically involve policy documents such as the Housing Element, the Annual Housing Report, funding recommendations, and Inclusionary Housing Program procedures. Other functions include review and recommendations on proposed grant and loan applications related to specific housing projects. Meetings are generally held once per month in Salinas .

Monterey County is pleased to offer internship and volunteer opportunities that are designed to give participants the opportunity to learn more about public service and Monterey County government. Participants will gain exposure to County Government organization and management systems, issues facing our community and county government, public policy development, and local democracy in action. 

Visit www.co.monterey.ca.us/intern to learn about current Internship opportunities.