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Do you have a passion to improve the community you live in and help make Harrisonburg one of the best places to live in Virginia?  If so, we encourage you to get involved! Volunteer to serve on a council, board or commission.  Start by filling out the application below. There may be some residency requirements depending on the Board and Commission. 

Boards and Commissions application [188KB]PDF

*Once complete please mail application to:   

City of Harrisonburg
Attn: City Clerk
409 S Main St. 
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

OR Email to: Pamela.Ulmer@HarrisonburgVA.gov

Are you currently serving and interested in serving another term? Use the Re-appointment Application Form[164KB]PDF


Current/Upcoming Vacancies:

Social Services Advisory Board  - one vacancy

Stormwater Advisory Committee - up to two vacancies possible

Environmental Performance Standards Advisory Committee (EPSAC) - up to 12 possible vacancies

Board of Equalization - one vacancy

Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority - one vacancy

Building Code Board of Appeals - one possible vacancy

Planning Commission - one vacant position 

Transportation Safety and Advisory Commission - one possible vacancy

Volunteer for the City Hall Volunteer Program.


Return the volunteer application to the address below.

City of Harrisonburg

Attn:  Pamela Ulmer

409 South Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801