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Serving on a Ramsey County advisory board is a great way to get involved with your local government and make a positive impact on your community. The board of commissioners appoint residents to serve in these important roles that help shape policy, review programs and plans, and represent families and residents in Ramsey County.

Term length varies by board.

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Current opportunities

How to apply

General advisory boards

Applications for general advisory boards are accepted online or by mail.

Send completed applications to:
Chief Clerk
Ramsey County Manager's Office
250 Courthouse
15 West Kellogg Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Social Services, Financial Assistance Services, and Health and Wellness Administration Citizens Advisory Council

Applications for the Citizens Advisory Council are accepted by mail or email.

Send completed applications to:
Kristen Jackelen by email or mail:
Ramsey County Citizens Advisory Council
160 East Kellogg Blvd.
Saint Paul, MN 55101 

Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County

The Workforce Innovation Board of Ramsey County (WIB) is currently accepting membership applications for the 2020-2022 term. The WIB is responsible for setting local strategic direction and providing local oversight for Minnesota’s public workforce system. Its 33 members are key decision makers within their organizations and experts in the workforce arena representing business, organized labor, community-based organizations, education, economic development, and the public sector.Appointments to the WIB are made by the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners or the City of Saint Paul.  To be considered for the term starting on August 1, 2020, please submit your membership application by 4 p.m. on Monday, May 18. Members must meet certain eligibility criteria. For more information about the membership qualifications or any other questions, please contact WIB staff.      

General information: Learn about openings and applications for the Workforce Innovation Board on the organization's website, by calling 651-266-6004 or e-mailing info@rcwib.org.

Ramsey County Charter Commission

The Ramsey County District Court is seeking individuals to serve on the Ramsey County Charter Commission.

One vacancy exists in District 5.

Applications are accepted by mail and are due June 5.

Ramsey County Charter Commission application

Send completed applications to:
Laura Stevens, Probate Registrar
15 W. Kellogg Blvd., Room 170, St. Paul, MN 55102​

Applications may also be requested by calling the Ramsey County District Court at 651-266-8148

Please note: Charter Commission appointments are made by the Ramsey County District Court, not the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners.