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Boards, committees, and commission members aid the governing process by keeping Buncombe County in touch with the ideas and attitudes of its residents. They help provide direction for the allocation of funds, the provision of human services, protection of residents, property and our natural resources. The input of the residents is vitally important to the success of our County.

Current Boards & Commissions

Learn more about each of Buncombe County's Boards & Commissions

Vacancies & Applications

View board vacancies & download an application to join a board or committee

Buncombe County invites you to participate in your local government by volunteering for service on a Board, Commission, or Committee! Join the team of more than 2,000 County employees, elected officials, boards and commission members and other volunteers that work to improve our Community.


Table: Board Vacancies
Board or CommissionVacancies/RequirementsApplication Deadline
Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee3 vacancies; UNTIL FILLEDNone
Juvenile Crime Prevention Council1 vacancy (person under the age of 21 years); 2 vacancies (community member/at large); 1 vacancy (substance abuse professional) UNTIL FILLEDNone
Nursing Home Community Advisory CommitteeOngoing needNone
Audit Committee1 vacancy (Accountant); UNTIL FILLEDNone
Riverfront Redevelopment Commission1 vacancy (Must be an owner of real property or an owner of a business in the Regional Riverfront); Until filledNone
Parks, Greenways and Recreation Advisory Board2 vacancies; UNTIL FILLEDNone
County Board of Adjustment1 vacancy; UNTIL FILLEDNone
Industrial Facilities and Pollution Control Financing Authority2 vacancies; Until filledNone
Adult Care Home Community Advisory CommitteeOngoing needNone
Health and Human Services Board1 vacancy for a public/consumer advocate position (Prefer a person with lived experience as a direct customer of HHS services.) 1 vacancy for a public/consumer advocate position (Prefer a someone who represents our County or City School System.) UNTIL FILLEDNone
Mountain Community Capital Fund Operating Committee1 vacancy; UNTIL FILLEDNone
Library Advisory Board1 vacancy (district 1); 1 vacancy (district 2); 1 vacancy (district 3)4/9/2023
Agricultural Advisory Board for Farmland Preservation1 vacancy (Must be actively engaged in agriculture within the Fairview/Fletcher/Broad River region of Buncombe County)4/21/2023

Application Options

Please be aware that upon submitting an application for volunteer service on a Board, Commission, or Committee, North Carolina Public Records Law indicates the document is a public record and may be released upon request.

Locate & Contact

Buncombe County Boards & Commissions


Lamar Joyner
Clerk to the Board
P. (828) 250-4105

200 College Street, Suite 300
Asheville, NC 28801

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8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.