ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Environmental Sustainability Board. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 22nd.
The Environmental Sustainability Board serves a critical role in the County’s work to ensure a clean and sustainable environment and combat climate change. We are grateful to our residents who serve on the board today and look forward to welcoming new members in the near future.
Formed in 2007, the Environmental Sustainability Board assists in the implementation of the County’s environmental agenda, providing both advice and review. The Board is comprised of 13 members, including experts in energy, air/water quality, environmental governance, community outreach and education, transit, green building, and environmental health. Members also represent at least one representative from each of the five Councilmanic districts. The County is currently looking to fill the following positions:
- Representative from Councilmanic district three;
- Expert in energy use;
- Expert in transit or transportation;
- Representative active in environmental education; and
- Members of the general public with an interest in environmental and sustainability issues
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be a Howard County resident, qualify under one of the categories above and be able to attend the Board meetings, which are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Board meetings are currently being held virtually via WebEx; however, meetings may transition back to in-person in the near future.
Applicants should send a resume and brief letter explaining why they want to serve on the Board to Kimberly Pruim, either by email to [email protected] or by mail to: Howard County Government, Office of the County Executive, Attn: Kimberly Pruim, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043. The names of eligible applicants will be submitted to the County Executive for approval and then to the County Council for confirmation.
For more information about the Environmental Sustainability Board, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/boards-commissions/environmental-sustainability-board.