Montgomery County Seeking Applicants to Serve on Sports Advisory Committee
Montgomery County is seeking applicants to fill 17 public and organizational vacancies on the newly established Montgomery County Sports Advisory Committee.
The committee, staffed by Montgomery County Recreation, will study sports participation and opportunities in the county, make recommendations to the county executive and the Montgomery County Council and recognize outstanding teams and athletes. Members will help conduct research, advocate for enhanced sports opportunities, and identify and address discrepancies found in youth sports to raise the quality of life for residents.
The committee will submit an annual report regarding factors that affect sports participation in the county, including the availability of and access to athletic fields, facilities and sports, and recommendations to improve the quality, quantity and variety of sports opportunities and facilities. The committee will also recognize teams and athletes who win state or national championships or represent the U.S. in international competition.
Members will serve three-year terms. Public members will serve without compensation, but will be eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for in-person meetings attended.
Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, genders, geography, abilities, ethnicities and ages are encouraged to apply.
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Feb. 1. For more information, or to apply click here.