Board / Committee Application

Fill out the online form on this page to apply for a county board or committee. Current vacancies and application deadlines are listed on the Current Vacancies page. If you prefer to send a hard copy via postal mail or fax using the Committee Application (PDF) and you can fill out, print, and submit to the office. View the Non-County Agency Funding Committee Form (PDF) if not using the online form on this page.

Board and Committee Application

  1. Appointments*

    Appointments will not be made until AFTER all training is complete. An Ombudsman with the Cape Fear Council of Governments will contact you with next steps.

  2. What category do you represent in the list of required categories for the desired committee / board?

  3. Personal information collected below is to assure a cross-section of the community is represented.
  4. Gender*
  5. In accordance with Article VI, Sec. 7 of the New Hanover County Personnel Policy, a person currently employed by the agency or department for which this application is made must resign his/her position with New Hanover County upon appointment. Furthermore, the applicant should have no immediate family member employed by such agency or department.

  6. Conflict of Interest: If a board member believes they have a conflict or potential conflict of interest on a particular issue, that member should state this belief to the other members of his/her respective board during a public meeting. The member should state the nature of the conflict, detailing that they have a separate, private, or monetary interest, either direct or indirect, in the issue under consideration. The member should then excuse themself from voting on the matter.

  7. If you do not serve on any other municipal board or committee, please indicate “None.”

  8. Do you have a family member employed by New Hanover County?*
  9. List three local personal references and phone numbers
  10. If you need to supply supplemental information, it can be uploaded here. Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, xcf, xls, xlsx, txt, rtf, ppt, pptx, jpg, png, gif. Limit of 5 files and 50MB total.

  11. Consent*
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  13. This field is not part of the form submission.