MN secretary of state release list of committee vacancies

The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State released notices Tuesday, July 3, of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees accepting applications.

The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State released notices Tuesday, July 3, of vacancies for various state boards, councils and committees accepting applications.

Minnesotans are encouraged to apply and serve in demonstration of public service. Applications may be submitted online, and must be submitted within 21 days of the "publish date" listed on the Open Positions page, to be assured of full consideration by the appointing authority. Appointing authorities may choose to review applications received by the secretary of state after the 21-day application period.

Current vacancies

American Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Duluth urban Indian community representative


Vacancies: 1 Seat-St Paul urban Indian community representative

Area One Potato Research and Promotion Council

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Elected member

Board of Cosmetology

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Public school instructor

Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Police officer

Board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education


Vacancies: 1 Seat-Member

Cultural and Ethnic Communities Leadership Council

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Human Services Program participant representing communities of color

Vacancies: 1 Seat-University Of Minnesota Health Equity Research

Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian Advisory Council

Vacancies: 1 Seat-City member

External Program Review Committee

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Positive support strategies


Governor's Interagency Coordinating Council on Early Childhood Intervention

Vacancies: 1 Seat-County social services representatives

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Special education director

Governor's Task Force on Wild Rice

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Minnesota Dakota tribes representative (Includes: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux community, Prairie Island Indian community, Lower Sioux Indian Community and Upper Sioux community)

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Red Lake Nation representative

Health Care Homes Advisory Committee

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Certified health care home representative


Nonpublic Education Council

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Member

Noxious Weed Advisory Committee

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Minnesota township governments

Ombudsperson Board for Asian-Pacific Families

Vacancies: 1 Seats-Member

Real Estate Appraisal Advisory Board

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Appraisal management company representative (employment evidence required)


Vacancies: 1 Seat-Certified general real property appraiser

Vacancies: 2 Seats-Certified residential real property appraiser

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Licensed real estate appraiser and real estate broker or salesperson

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Public member with knowledge of the real estate business

Special Review Board

Vacancies: 1 Seat-Special review board member

How to apply

Visit the Open Positions page at .


Scroll down to find the correct Agency/Board/Council.

Choose the correct seat type, and click button "apply."

The system will walk through creating an application profile.

Applicants are encouraged to use the online application as the appointing authority will have access to your information as soon as it is submitted.

Applications submitted via downloadable application may experience some delay in reaching the appointing authority.

Paper applications may be submitted by email to: Open.AppointmentsOffice of the Minnesota Secretary of State, 180 State Office Building, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., St Paul, MN, 55155-1299.

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