Apply to Be on a Board, Council, or Committee

Joining a Board, Council, or Committee

The following is a list of Cherokee County Boards/Councils/Committees. Vacancies and/or expirations will be posted here, when applicable. If you are interested in serving on any of these boards/committees/councils, download the application for county boards, committees, and councils (PDF).

You can send completed applications via email or to:

Clerk to the Board
75 Peachtree Street
Murphy, N.C. 28906

You must be a Cherokee County resident to apply. If you have questions concerning any of these boards/councils/committees, please call 828-837-5527, ext. 814.

Open Positions

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners is now accepting applications from persons interested in serving on the following volunteer boards:

  • Area Agency on Aging Council: The Older Americans Act of 1965 established an advisory council be appointed for all area agencies on aging. The advisory council is to consist of older individuals who are eligible to participate in programs assisted under the Act, representatives of older individuals, local elected officials, providers of veteran's health care, and members of the general public. The council’s mission is to advise continuously the area agency on aging on all matters relating to the development of the area plans, the administration of the plan, and operations conducted under the plan.
  • Cherokee County Board of Health (Optometrist and Dentist)
  • Cherokee County Home and Community Care Block Grant
  •  Cherokee County Nursing and Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee 

Board, Council, & Committee Information