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County Executive Kittleman seeks student member for Recreation & Parks Advisory Board

February 15, 2017

Media Contacts:
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
John Byrd, Director, Department of Recreation & Parks, 410-313-4640

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 15

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman is currently seeking a student applicant who is interested in serving on the Recreation & Parks Advisory Board.

Comprised of eight members, including one student, the Board provides recommendations relating to plans, policies and programs for public recreation, and reviews plans for and holds hearings on the acquisition and development of land for public recreation and open space. The student board member will serve a one-year term from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be a Howard County resident, enrolled in high school for the 2017-2018 academic year, have an interest in public recreation and be able to attend the Board’s meetings which are held the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Conference Room #1 at the Department of Recreation and Parks Headquarters, 7120 Oakland Mills Road in Columbia.

Applicants should send a resume and a brief letter explaining why they want to serve on the Board to: Howard County Government, Office of the County Executive, Attn: David Lee, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043. The names of eligible applicants will be submitted to the County Executive for approval and the nominee will be submitted to the County Council for confirmation. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 15.

For more information about the Recreation & Parks Advisory Board, contact the Board at 410-313-4640 or visit them online at