Be An Asheville Leader

If you want a voice in Asheville’s growth and future, take that first step and put your perspective, leadership and knowledge to work by serving on one of the City’s many committees.

Visit the City’s Boards and Commissions webpage for a Boards and Commissions Application or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 259-5839 or by email to boards@ashevillenc.gov.

 

CURRENT VACANCIES
Application deadline is Sunday, April 28, 2024 at 5:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Consideration of these appointments are scheduled for the June 11, 2024 Council meeting. It is highly recommended that potential applicants attend or view meetings of the board for which they would like to apply prior to submitting an application.

 

AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/affordable-housing-advisory-committee/

AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE COMMISSION
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/african-american-heritage-commission/

ASHEVILLE BUNCOMBE RIVERFRONT COMMISSION – Open seats are for Arts advocate/artist/arts administrator or Housing Authority resident or staff member or voucher recipient.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/asheville-area-riverfront-redevelopment-commission/

AUDIT COMMITTEE – Two vacancies; one at-large seat and one CPA seat. Please note which seat applying for and if you are a CPA on application.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/audit-committee/

BOARD OF ELECTRICAL EXAMINERS – Five vacancies; one licensed engineer, one utility representative, one layman representative, one electrical contractor, and one journeyman. Please note qualifications on application.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/board-of-electrical-examiners/

BUNCOMBE COUNTY TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY – Application deadline is June 23. Consideration for appointment will take place at August meeting. Two vacancies; both representing lodging with more than 100 rooms.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/tourism-development-authority/

CIVIC CENTER COMMISSION
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/civic-center-commission/

HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMISSION – Members must be Asheville City residents.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/historic-resources-commission/

HOUSING AUTHORITY – Mayoral appointment; will not be appointed on June 11.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/housing-authority-of-the-city-of-asheville/

MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION – Three vacancies; one bicycle pedestrian interest, one transit interest, and one greenway interest. Please note which seat applying for on your application.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/multimodal-transportation-commission/

NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMITTEE – Two vacancies; one representing 28803/28704 zip codes and one at-large.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/neighborhood-advisory-committee/

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION Application deadline is June 23. Consideration for appointment will take place at the August meeting.
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/planning-and-zoning-commission/

PUBLIC ART AND CULTURE COMMISSION
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/public-art-and-cultural-commission/


Vacancies below are open until filled and are appointed by the Multimodal Transportation Commission.

ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/active-transportation-committee/
Notice: For an application form for the Active Transportation Committee, click HERE, or contact Lucy Crown for more information at lcrown@ashevillenc.gov.

TRANSIT COMMITTEE
https://www.ashevillenc.gov/department/city-clerk/boards-and-commissions/transit-committee/
Notice: For an application form for the Transit Committee, click HERE, or contact Amber Wagner for more information.