Silver Spring Advisory Board 450 X 280

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Vacancies

Applications are now being accepted for 10 vacancies on the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board. Four incumbents are eligible to apply for reappointment.Silver Spring Advisory Board 450 X 280

Evan Glass, chair of the board, has reached his two term limit.

The Board is composed of 18 residents and/or business persons of communities in the Silver Spring/Takoma Park area.

Applicants must work or reside within the Silver Spring Regional Center’s service boundaries. The boundaries include 495 south of the Beltway and all Four Corners neighborhoods north of the Beltway, Rock Creek park to the west, the District of Columbia line to the south, and the Prince George’s County line to the east.

Homeowners and apartment dwellers are invited to apply in order to establish a balanced representation (see a map of the eligible areas here).

“Our intent is to recruit qualified applicants from all sectors of our community,” said Reemberto Rodriguez, Director of the Silver Spring Regional Services Center. “We want both new comers and those that have been here a while, people that are active in the traditional civic infrastructure and those that are new to it, people from the new immigrant communities and those from the more established communities, renters and home-owners, and both young people and seniors,” he said.  

The Board acts as a liaison between the Silver Spring communities and the county government by identifying neighborhood and business concerns and making recommendations to county officials. It advises the Silver Spring Regional Services Center Director on area needs and priorities such as economic development, transportation, housing, education, human services, and downtown redevelopment.

An application, consisting of a brief cover letter and resume, should be sent by mail to County Executive Isiah Leggett, 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD 20850, or by email to More information on how to apply can be found here.

The deadline for applications is March 26.

Valerie Bonk

About Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media (MCM).


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