Give back to the Spokane community by joining a volunteer Board, Commission, or Committee! The following Boards and Commissions are currently accepting applications to fill current or upcoming vacancies. Please submit completed applications (PDF 89 KB) to the Mayor's office by emailing them directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also mail applications or turn them in at the MySpokane Customer Service counter at City Hall; 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99201.
All applicants to City boards, commissions or committees must be residents of the City of Spokane, unless the provision establishing the requirement for the appointment specifically permits or requires the appointment of a nonresident. Not sure if you live within City limits or would like to verify which Council district you live in? Check here.
Most appointees to City boards, commissions, and committees are nominated by the Mayor and require confirmation by a vote of the City Council.
For more information, view the Spokane Municipal Code Section Section 04.01.030 and select the specific board that interests you.
If you have any further questions, contact the Office of the Mayor at 509.625.6250.
Bicycle Advisory Board (SMC 04.16)
The Bicycle Advisory Board is currently accepting applications for two vacancies. One position shall be an at-large seat and the other shall be filled by a youth representative (under age 18). Positions will remain open until filled.
Human Rights Commission (SMC 04.10)
The Human Rights Commission is currently accepting applications for two vacant at-large seats, one of which shall be filled by a youth representative. The youth representative position shall be open to any person under the age of eighteen with a term of one year, with the option of one-year renewal if the person has not reached the age of seventeen at the time the first-year term expires. Positions will remain open until filled.
Salary Review Commission (SMC 02.05)
The Salary Review Commission is currently accepting applications for two vacancies. The selected applicants will be appointed to a four year term and must have at least one of the following qualifications: experience in the field of personnel management, a demonstrated knowledge in the administration of compensation and benefits OR experience in finance, business management, or other related fields that demonstrate experience beneficial to the review of total compensation and establishment of salary. Positions will remain open until filled.
Spokane Park Board (City Charter Section 41 - 51 & SMC 04.11)
The Spokane Park Board is currently accepting applications for two vacancies. The selected applicant will be appointed to a five year term. Positions will remain open until filled.