SAINT PAUL — The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State today released the May notice of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees that are accepting applications, due May 26, 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 May 26, 2015, to assured of full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities may choose to review applications received by the Secretary of State after May 26.
See HOW TO APPLY at the end of the message.
Below is a list of agencies with vacancies.
Please visit our website for complete descriptions.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES SYSTEM
Vacancies: One State University Student Member
BOARD ON JUDICIAL STANDARDS
Vacancies: One Public Member (Cannot be a judge, retired judge, or lawyer)
DENTAL SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Vacancies: Two seats, including: One Dental Hygienist and One County or Public Health Representative.
MINNESOTA RESOURCE CENTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE: BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Vacancies: Five seats, including: One Parent Representative, One Teacher Representative, One Student Representative, One Higher Education Representative, and One Department of Employment and Economic Development Representative
MN BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS
Vacancies: One Chiropractic Member (for a term ending January 4, 2016)
MN COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH ASSOCIATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vacancies: Five seats for individuals who are Plan Enrollees or Insurance Agents.
MN FAIR PLAN
Vacancies: Four Public Members
MN RACING COMMISSION
Vacancies: Two seats
MN STATE HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUE
Vacancies: One Parent Member
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY ADVISORY TASK FORCE
Vacancies: Fifteen (15) Members
NONPUBLIC EDUCATION COUNCIL
Vacancies: One Member
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY PANEL
Vacancies: Seven seats, including: Four Parent/Advocate Representatives, One School Personnel Representative; One Interagency Staff-Foster Care Representative; and One Interagency Staff-Vocational Representative.
STATEWIDE GEOSPATIAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
Vacancies: Twenty-Two Members
URBAN INDIAN ADVISORY BOARD
Vacancies: Two seats, including: One Duluth Representative and One St. Paul Representative.
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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