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Boards, Committees, and Commissions Vacancy Announcements

Position Notice - Commission on Child Care

Media Contact: Beth Gochrach, 240-777-2528
For Immediate Release: 03/31/2021
Application Deadline: 04/21/2021

Elrich Seeks Applicants for Commission on Child Care

County Executive Marc Elrich is seeking applicants to fill 15 vacancies on the Commission on Child Care. The vacancies are for five members of the business community or general public, four parents of a child receiving child care, and six providers of child care services.

The 25-member Commission advises the County Executive and County Council on government policies, programs and services that enhance community support for high quality, affordable and accessible child care. The Commission also helps the County’s Department of Health and Human Services develop initiatives to help families meet their child care needs.

Members serve three-year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for in-person meetings attended. The full Commission meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM, and subcommittee meetings are held during the full Commission meeting. When in-person meeting resume in the future, the Commission will meet in Rockville.

Applicants of diverse, backgrounds, professions, genders, geography, abilities, ethnicities, and ages are encouraged to apply. Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Members must complete training on the Maryland Open Meetings Act and basic parliamentary procedure. The County Executive’s appointments are subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications will be forwarded to the Council for confirmation and may be made public as part of the confirmation process. The deadline for application is April 21, 2021. To apply please click “Apply for Position” below to complete the online form and provide a cover letter and resume (in one document).

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