Board/Committee Vacancies

Jason VanderStelt
County Clerk
  • 1087 Newell St, PO Box 885
    White Cloud, MI 49349
    M-F 8am-5pm
  • (231) 689-7235
    (231) 689-7241

Citizen Appointments to Board or Commissions

  • Persons interested in serving on county boards or commissions may apply for appointment by submitting an application to the Newaygo County Clerk.
  • Positions are published for available openings in the Times Indicator.
  • Interviews are held during Board of Commission meetings, and are scheduled by the Administration Department.
  • Appointments are made at a subsequent Board of Commission meeting.
  • Applications are kept on file for a 1-year period.
  • Applications are accepted on an on-going basis for vacancies existing on boards and commissions. Depending on time frames, interviews may be scheduled for these vacancies at the time applications are received and when authorized by the Board of Commissioners. Please contact the Clerk’s Office for information regarding any current vacancies.

Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis for the following vacancies:

Area Agency on Aging *                                       One (1) partial term expiring       1/1/2023

Brownfield Authority Board                            One (1) partial term expiring        12/31/2023

Commission on Aging Advisory Board          One (1) partial term expiring        9/30/2024
                                                                               One (1) partial term expiring        9/30/2024

County Library Board                                       One (1) partial term expiring        9/1/2024
                                                                               One (1) partial term expiring        9/1/2026

District 5 Extension Council                           One (1) partial term expiring        9/1/2024
                                                                              One (1) partial term expiring        9/1/2026

Mental Health Board                                        One (1) term expiring                     4/1/2025  

Pere Marquette & White River                        Two (2) partial terms expiring      12/31/2024
Zoning Boards (alternate positions)

Expiring Terms:

Veterans’ Affairs Committee                           Two (2) terms expiring                  6/30/2022

Veterans must be a resident of Newaygo County, have an honorable discharge and have been on active duty during World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, the Afghanistan War, the Iraq 2003 War, or Peace Time era. All applicants for the Veterans’ Affairs Committee must submit an Application/Recommendation form completed by a Newaygo County Veterans’ Service Organization.  A copy of your DD214 is also required.  If you are a member of a veterans’ organization of Newaygo County, please contact your Post Commander for an Application/Recommendation form.  If you are not a member of a veterans’ organization please print and submit the below Veterans’ Affairs Committee application.

*Applicants for the Consumer Representative Position on the Area Agency on Aging Board must be 60 years of age or older and a resident of Newaygo County to apply for this position.  An appointment will be made for a partial one-year term commencing upon appointment.