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How You Can Serve as a Member on a Maryland Department of Labor Board, Commission or Advisory Group

Here is your chance. A number of our boards and commissions are looking for volunteers to serve as members to help with regulation and governance. Service on a board, commission or advisory group affords you an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the protection of the citizens of Maryland. As a member, you may shape licensing examinations, establish a code of ethics, set practice standards, establish safety standards, establish consumer protections or participate in disciplinary proceedings against violators of practice laws and regulations.

Amusement Ride Safety Advisory Board
Apprenticeship and Training Council
Board of Architects
Athletic Commission
Board of Barbers
Board of Boiler Rules
Collection Agency Licensing Board
Correctional Education Council
Board of Cosmetologists
Board of Master Electricians
Elevator Safety Review Board
Equal Pay Commission
Governor's Workforce Development Board
Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors
Maryland Home Improvement Commission
Board of Certified Interior Designers
Board of Appeals of the Maryland Department of Labor
Board for Land Surveyors
Board of Examiners of Landscape Architects
Board of Pilots
Board of Plumbing
Board for Professional Engineers
Professional Land Surveyors
Board of Public Accountancy
Racing Commission
Real Estate Commission
Real Estate Appraisers, Home Inspectors and Appraisal Management Companies
Board of Stationary Engineers
Board of Individual Tax Preparers
Youth Apprenticeship Advisory Committee

Industry, Trade and Professional Members
Boards and commissions are composed of consumer members and registrants or licensees representing a specific regulated business occupation, profession or industry. Licensed practitioners interested in serving on a regulatory board are also encouraged to apply by filling out the application available on the Governor’s Appointments website. View an up-to-date listing of all appointments that are currently available.

Qualification Details
For details on the specific qualifications and requirements for all Department of Labor appointments including both consumer and practitioner seats, view the details for each board, commission or advisory group.

These positions are unpaid and typically require one day per month commitment.

If you're interested, please visit the Governor's Appointments website and complete an online application.