Boards and Commissions

Centralia Boards and Commissions: Get Involved, Make a Difference!

Welcome to Centralia's Boards and Commissions initiative – your chance to actively contribute to the growth and well-being of our community. We believe that an engaged citizenry is the backbone of a thriving community, and your unique skills and perspectives can play a crucial role in shaping the future.

Why Join a Board or Commission?

1. Influence Decision-Making: Boards and Commissions play a vital role in advising the local government. Your input can directly impact decisions on planning, development, public services, and more.

2. Expertise Matters: Whether you're passionate about the environment, education, or public safety, there's a board or commission that aligns with your interests. Bring your expertise to the table and help make informed decisions.

3. Strengthen Community Ties: Joining a board or commission provides an excellent opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, build relationships, and work together towards common goals.

Current Openings

Check out our current openings on various Boards and Commissions. Your skills and experiences may be the missing piece needed to enhance the effectiveness of these crucial bodies.

We will have open positions to be appointed in May 2024 for our Tree Board. 

How to Apply

Getting involved is easy! Follow these simple steps:

Explore Openings: Review the current openings and identify the board or commission that aligns with your interests and expertise.

Contact Mayor Chris Cox at mayor [at] or call 573-682-2139.

Attend Meetings: Once appointed, attend regular meetings to actively participate in discussions and contribute your valuable insights.

Make Your Mark!

Your involvement matters. By joining a board or commission, you become an integral part of the decision-making process that shapes the future of Centralia. Together, let's build a stronger, more vibrant community.

Ready to make a difference? Apply now and be a driving force for positive change!

For any inquiries, contact us at cityhall [at] or 573-682-2139. We look forward to welcoming you to Centralia's Boards and Commissions family!