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December 2015: Notice of Vacancies in State Boards, Councils and Committees

December 7, 2015

Application forms are available online and must be submitted by December 29, 2015, to assured of full consideration by the appointing authority.

SAINT PAUL — The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State today released the December 2015 notice of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees that are accepting applications, due December 29, 2015. Minnesotans are encouraged to apply and serve in demonstration of public service. The full list of vacancies is listed below and online.

Additionally, Minnesotans will now be able to find information and updates on new vacancies on Secretary of State Steve Simon’s official Facebook and Twitter pages. You can find those here:

Application forms are available online and must be submitted by December 29, 2015, to assured of full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities may choose to review applications received by the Secretary of State after December 29.

See HOW TO APPLY at the end of the message.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Below is a list of agencies with vacancies.
Please visit our website for complete descriptions.


BOARD OF DIETETICS AND NUTRITION PRACTICE
Vacancies: One Public Member

GOVERNOR'S INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL ON EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION
January 2016 Vacancies: Twelve Seats including
Three Parents (Child under 7)
One Parent (Child under 12)
One Community Health Services Representative
One Special Education Coordinator
One Special Education Director
One Physician Representative
One Advocacy Organization Representative
One Higher Education Representative
One Provider Representative
One Homeless Educator Representative
Continuing Vacancies: Five Seats including
Two Parent Members
One Head Start Director
One County Social Services Representative
One Indian Health or Tribal Representative

GOVERNOR'S RESIDENCE COUNCIL
Vacancies: One Public Member

GOVERNOR'S WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
Vacancies: Eleven Seats including
One Representative of Minnesota Public Libraries
One Representative of Career and Technical Education
One Representative of School-Based Service Learning
Three Representatives of a Community-Based Organization
Four Representatives of Organized Labor
One Representative of Business and Industry

MINNESOTA AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Vacancies: One Conservation Organization Representative

STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH
Vacancies: Two Seats including
One Family Physician Member
One Family Member of an adult with a mental illness

STATE REHABILITATION COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND
Vacancies: One Representative from the Governor’s Workforce Development Board

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Vacancies: One Survivor Member


HOW TO APPLY

Submit an Application
Complete the application form.

Applicants should include the following documents:
• Open Appointments Application Form (completed, signed and dated)
• Letter of Interest
• Resume or Biography

Applications may be submitted online, by email to Open.Appointments@state.mn.us, or by mail or in person to:

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
St Paul, MN 55155-1299

The monthly Notice of Vacancies is posted on the first Monday of every month and is provided by email to those who subscribe for the notice.

In accordance with the Minnesota Open Appointments Law, the Secretary of State acts as an administrator in publishing vacancies, receiving applications and recording appointments. Applications will be reviewed and appointments made by the appointing authorities; questions about specific vacancies and appointments should be directed to the appointing authority. Applications are kept on file for a one-year period.

The 2014 Open Appointments Annual Report is available online and includes a complete listing of state boards and councils that follow the Open Appointments process, descriptions of these agencies and membership, and statistical information about appointments and vacancies during the 2014 fiscal year. A print version of the report is available at the Minnesota Bookstore, (651) 297-3000 or 1-800-657-3757.

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