Recruitment Process

Vacancies on the Boards and Commissions occur either through scheduled vacancies created by the expiration of a term or through unscheduled vacancies, as a result of resignations during the year. Residents interested in serving on a Board or Committee on may apply.

Per San Buenaventura Ordinance 2019-003, no citizen may serve on more than one Committee, Commission or Board.  Dual appointments are not permitted.

Current Recruitments

Applications for current recruitments must be received by time indicated on the designated due date. Submit application via email to: or by U.S. mail. 

Access the applications (in the table below) by clicking on the committee name.

Vacancy Notices

Local Appointments List - Maddy Act Listing - Updated December 2019

Current Boards & Commission Recruitments

Board & Commission Name Position/Term Ending Application Due Date
Downtown Parking Advisory Committee 3 Positions (See Vacancy Notices above)/June 30, 2024 April 3, 2020
Parks and Recreation Commission 2 Positions/June 30, 2024 April 6, 2020
Tree Advisory Board 1 Position/January 4, 2023
2 Positions/January 4, 2024
April 9, 2020
Ventura Port District Board 1 Position/June 30, 2024 April 3, 2020
Water Commission - Professional Designation 2 Positions/June 30, 2022 April 3, 2020
Water Commission -           
Non-Professional Designation
1 Position/June 30, 2024 April 3, 2020