Be a voice for the industry
The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County regularly have openings for volunteer positions on their boards and committees. This is a great opportunity to be a voice at the table for our industry. Get involved!
City of Colorado Springs
Applications for the following volunteer positions can be found at the City's website: coloradosprings.gov. Applications and resumes can also be emailed to Jacquelyn Puett at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to City Council, Attention: Jacquelyn Puett, P.O. Box 1575, Colorado Springs, CO 80901.
Historic Preservation Board
Acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in implementing the Historic Preservation program for the city. This Board initiates the Historic Preservation Overlay Zone and administers the review of building or demolition permits for properties that are zoned Historic Preservation, among other responsibilities.
Fire Board of Appeals
The Fire Board of Appeals hears appeals on issues arising under the International Fire Code requirements as well as interprets the code. Additionally, the board assists with examining hazardous locations and considers various forms of construction, materials, and methods. Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of every month at 8.30 a.m. at 2880 International Circle.
El Paso County
Applications for the following volunteer positions are located at elpasoco.com and can be accessed by clicking on the “Volunteer Boards” link. Send completed applications and letter of interest and/or résumés to:
Board of County Commissioners
Attn: Jessica McMullen
200 S. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208
Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to email@example.com. For further information call 719-520-6555.
El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group (Deadline September 30)
The Citizen Outreach Group (COG) serves as a committee to review and assess the progress of the County Strategic Plan, the County’s Five Year Financial Roadmap, and the activity of the Public Safety tax, in an effort to provide the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and County Administration with updates and recommendations. The COG also supports the County’s efforts in hosting the County Citizens College, the County Fair, and other related events, in order to encourage and enhance transparency and collaboration between citizens and County government. The group consists of 11 members: one from each of the county’s five commissioner districts, and six at-large representatives. District and at-large members serve for three-year terms, with terms limited to two consecutive terms. The COG is currently seeking to fill all seats on this board.