Apply for Appointment to Boards & Commissions


**Applicants, effective January 1st, 2024, Mathews County will keep your application active for a period of 24 months, at that time you will be required to update your application on file or submit a new one. A county team member will reach out to you as the expiration date approaches as a reminder. 
We appreciate your willingness to serve the citizens of Mathews County.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Mathews County Board of Supervisors is soliciting for its consideration applications of persons who wish to be considered for appointment to one or more of the following County or regional boards or commissions when appointments expire or vacancies occur:  

  • Board of Building Appeals
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Community Services Board (Mental Health/Mental Retardation/Substance Abuse)
  • Disability Services Board (Must have a physical or sensory disability or be a family member of a person with such disability)
  • Library Board
  • Parks & Rec Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Social Services Board
  • VA250 Committee 
  • Wetlands Board
  • Other Boards as needed

Eligibility, Qualifications & Application

To help evaluate and compare applicants’ eligibility and qualifications, it is requested that all applicants submit an official county application. Resumes may also be attached to the application. Boards and Commissions Applications may be obtained during normal office hours by calling 804-725-7172 or at:
County Administrator’s Office - County Administration Building
50 Brickbat Road
Mathews, Virginia 23109

You may also fill out the application (PDF) online. This application is in Adobe.pdf format. You will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to view the file.


Full copies of bylaws are available in the County Administrator’s office or at the Mathews Memorial Library.

Active Applications

Applications will be kept on file for one year following receipt. This is an informal solicitation of interest and the Board of Supervisors is neither obligated to appoint persons who have an active application on file nor prohibited from appointing other eligible, qualified persons.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Mathews County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnic origin, age, disability, or religious or political affiliation.

More Information About Meetings

For a complete listing of meeting information, please visit the Local Boards and Commissions section.