Interested in local issues? Serving on a board and/or commission is an opportunity to collaborate with local government and to help shape decisions that impact our community. The mission, responsibilities, and time commitments for each board or commission varies.
There are positions available on City of Graham boards and commissions as well as seats on Alamance County boards or commissions reserved for Graham residents or those living in Graham’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). The position you are applying for will determine whether the appointment will be made by the Graham City Council or by the Alamance County Commissioners.
The City of Graham is seeking volunteers to provide a fresh perspective on important local issues.
The local government has various standing boards and commissions that advise the City Council on a wide range of issues. We are currently looking to fill vacancies on all boards and commissions.
Appointed members meet approximately once per month and are eligible to a 3-year term.
Here’s what you give –
- Serve as an advocate for the City of Graham
- Provide feedback to the City Council
- Ensure effective planning, monitoring, and strengthening of programs and services
- Enhance the City of Graham’s public standing
And, what you get in return –
- An opportunity to shape the community
- Networking opportunities
- Make friends
- Enhance your resume
No Experience Necessary. Will provide training to ensure your success.
The City of Graham currently has eight active boards and commissions that are comprised of volunteers appointed by the City Council. Members advise City Council on a wide variety of subjects by making recommendations on important policy matters. Most City boards and commissions have a requirement that members live in the City or in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ). If you are interested in one of the City of Graham appointed positions click here to apply.
Graham Boards & Commissions
- Appearance Commission
- Historic Resources Commission
- Historical Museum Advisory Board
- Planning Board & Board of Adjustment
- Recreation Commission
- Tree Board
- Alcohol Beverage Control Board
- Canine Review Board
- Graham Housing Authority
Note: If you are seeking appointment to the Graham Planning Board & Board of Adjustment but live in Graham’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) you will need to apply with Alamance County. Your address may not always reflect whether you are a City of Graham resident. If you are unsure about your residences status you may wish to reference the City of Graham map or contact the City Clerk 336-570-6700 to inquire.
Alamance County Appointments
- Alamance County Library Committee
- Graham Planning Board & Board of Adjustments (ETJ residents)
Boards & Commissions Handbook
Contact the City Clerk, Darcy Sperry, for more details at 336-570-6700. We look forward to working with you!