Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone is seeking residents interested in serving on county councils, boards and committees.

Vacancies exist on each of the following: Advisory Committee on Substance Abuse, Advisory Council on Aging, County Service Area 36 (Idyllwild), County Service Area 149 (Wine Country), Community Facilities District Special Tax Review Board, Flood Control Commission, In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee, Mental Health Board, Riverside County Assets Leasing Council and Winchester/Homeland Municipal Advisory Council.

Most appointees serve without compensation although some are eligible for mileage reimbursement, as several meeting sites and hearing locations are in western Riverside County.

Some boards require special qualifications. The preferred appointee for the IHSS Advisory Committee will be a current or former recipient of IHSS services. The Mental Health Board is seeking an appointee with a close family member that is receiving or has received mental health services.

The Community Facilities District Special Tax Review Board interprets and makes determinations on special taxes for each community facilities district the county established. This technical work needs appointees with five years of professional experience in California as a certified public accountant, public accountant, licensed real estate broker, attorney or property appraiser accredited by a nationally recognized professional organization. Board members are compensated at a flat per diem rate of $300 and other expenses.

Residents interested in serving may contact Supervisor Stone’s office at 951-955-1030.