The Greene County Board of Supervisors invites individuals interested in improving the quality of life in Greene County to participate as a member of a County board, commission or committee. Vacancies are advertised at various times throughout the year, and opportunities are available now to serve on various citizen member organizations.
Board of Zoning Appeals – Alternate - The Board of Zoning Appeals consists of five members recommended by the Board of Supervisors for appointment by the Circuit Court to serve for a 5-year term. The Board meets to hear and decide appeals of decisions rendered by the zoning administrator, interpret unclear provisions in the zoning ordinance and decide on applications by landowners to permit buildings or land uses which vary from the zoning regulations. Members must be residents of Greene County and qualified by knowledge and experience to make objective, fact-based decisions guided by zoning law. Professional Board of Zoning Appeals training is provided. Meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the County Administration Building. https://www.greenecountyva.gov/government/depts/planning-zoning/bza-meetings
Jefferson Area Board for Aging Advisory Council – Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA) was established in 1975 and serves the needs of the aging community in the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. With a mission to promote, establish and preserve sustainable communities for healthy aging that benefit individuals and families of all ages, JABA faces many challenges to support a growing population of elders. Council members act to provide input on the development and administration of JABA’s Area Plan; to participate in public hearings; to represent the interests of older persons; and to review and comment on all community policies, programs, and actions affecting the senior citizens and elder caregivers of Planning District Ten. The Advisory Council meets on the first Thursday of the month in January, March, May, July, September, November with additional meetings as necessary. For additional information please visit: www.jabacares.org
Piedmont Workforce Network Board - PWN has the central role of providing leadership and direction on local strategic workforce issues, identifying local needs and developing strategies to address those needs. PWN has a total of 34 member and includes Counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, Rappahannock, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson and the City of Charlottesville. The Piedmont Workforce Network is responsible for the oversight and administration of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act’s (WIOA) Adult, Dislocated Worker and Youth programs in the central Virginia region. These programs are designed to help job seekers access employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market and to match employers with the skilled workers they need to compete in the global economy. The Board meets on a quarterly basis at 3:00 p.m. For additional information, please visit: http://www.piedmontworkforce.net/
Rivanna River Basin Commission – The RRBC provides guidance for the stewardship of water and natural resources of the Rivanna River Basin and promotes activities by local, state, and federal governments, and by individuals, that foster resource stewardship for the environmental and economic health of the Basin. The RRBC was formed in 2007, as a result of enabling legislation passed by the General Assembly in 2004.Participating jurisdictions include Albemarle County, Fluvanna County, Greene County, and the City of Charlottesville. The Commission is comprised of two elected officials from each of the participating jurisdictions, one citizen appointee from each of the jurisdictions, and one representative each from the Culpeper and Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation Districts. For additional information on the RRBC, please visit their website at: http://www.rivannariverbasin.org/index.php
The Board of Supervisors invites citizens interested in making a difference through public service to submit an appointment profile. Completed forms should be submitted to the County Administrator’s Office. Open until filled. Please call (434)985-5201 with any questions.