News Room Archive
April 4, 2016 — The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State today released the April 2016 notice of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees that are accepting applications, due April 26, 2016. 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 April 26, 2016, to assured of full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities may choose to review applications received by the Secretary of State after April 26.
See HOW TO APPLY at the end of the message.
Below is a list of agencies with vacancies.
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ADVISORY COMMITTEE: BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Vacancies: Three seats including- one special education director, one non-profit agency member, and one parent representative.
BOARD OF ASSESSORS
Vacancies: One City Assessor Member
BOARD OF MEDICAL PRACTICE
Vacancies: One Medical Doctor currently licensed to practice medicine.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES SYSTEM
PLEASE NOTE: This information, which was previously published in the March 2016 Open Appointments Vacancy Notice, includes additional information. If you applied in March 2016, you do not need to reapply.
Vacancies: Six seats including: One Member, one Member residing in the Third Congressional District, one Member residing in the Sixth Congressional District, one Member residing in the Eighth Congressional District, one Community College Student member, and one Technical College Student member.
DENTAL SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Vacancies: Four seats including: One Minnesota licensed dental hygienist who serves Minnesota Health Care Program clients; one Dental Director or other representative with experience in oral health policy from a health plan contracted to serve Minnesota Health Care Program Clients; and, two Minnesota licensed dentists in general practice and who serves Minnesota Health Care Program clients.
EARLY LEARNING COUNCIL
Vacancies: Twenty-Two members including: representatives of local government groups, representatives of local school districts, individuals with Head Start expertise, providers of early childhood supports and services, representatives of higher education, individuals whose families receive childhood supports or services, individuals from non-profits involved in early childhood issues, members of the business community, and representatives of the philanthropic community.
HOMELESS MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM ADVISORY TASK FORCE
Vacancies: One Continuum of Care Representative
MEDICAL SERVICES REVIEW BOARD
Vacancies: One Chiropractor Alternate
MINNESOTA BALLPARK AUTHORITY
Vacancies: One member appointed by the Governor. Must be a resident of Hennepin County. Cannot have served as an elected official of the city of Minneapolis or Hennepin County for a period of two years prior to appointment.
NONPUBLIC EDUCATION COUNCIL
Vacancies: One Member
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY PANEL
Vacancies: Six seats including: One Parent Advocate, one Higher Education representative, two School Personnel representatives, one School Administrator representative, and one parent/or/school representative.
STATE REHABILITATION COUNCIL
Vacancies: One Vocational Rehabilitation Services representative (for a term ending January 2, 2017)
STATEWIDE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL
Vacancies: One State Services for the Blind representative
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Vacancies: Thirteen Members
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.