Office of the Governor

Boards & Commissions


Governor Carney makes appointments to approximately 300 boards and commissions that affect nearly all public policy areas. Service on a Board or Commission is a great way to give back to your State and to your community, and requires a contribution of both expertise and time. The Governor takes great pride in appointing members who mirror the diverse population of Delaware and who want to work together to make the State of Delaware an even better place to live and work.


Application Process

Review the list of Boards and Commissions
Submit an application for any boards that interest you
If selected for appointment, you will receive paperwork in the mail
Staff will contact you regarding upcoming meetings


Apply to Serve on a Board

Governor Carney has appointment authority to a variety of state boards and commissions, and encourages residents to participate in state government by applying to serve on a board or commission that interests you.

If you would like to be considered for appointment to a Board or Commission, you may apply at any time regardless of whether there is a current or upcoming vacancy. Vacancies occur periodically throughout the year.

Take a look at the different boards.

Want to get involved, but unsure which board to join? Let us know on your application.

Applicants should submit all requested information in order for their application to be considered. If at any time you close your browser window prior to submitting your application, you will lose the information you entered on the application and will need to start again.



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View Boards & Commissions

Delaware’s Boards and Commissions are organized by the state agency with which they are most closely identified. Browse individual Boards and commissions by clicking the links below.



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