Boards and Commissions members are appointed by Mayor Bowser and serve as members of the Bowser Administration. Please tell us why you're interested in being appointed by Mayor Bowser and serving in her administration.
Please explain why you are interested in and particularly suited to serve on this DC board or commission in the Bowser Administration.
Of the public member seats appointed by the Mayor and listed in the posting as designated for individuals with specific expertise or experiences (if any), which would you like to be considered for?
Most of the 189 District of Columbia Boards or Commissions are VOLUNTEER boards with community members seeking to engage in civic participation being appointed to non-paid positions serving our District communities. Unless specifically stated, this is a VOLUNTEER position.
By answering NO to this question, your application will be automatically disqualified.
If you reached this application seeking employment, please visit www.careers.dc.gov * -- No answer -- Yes, I wish to serve and understand this is a volunteer role. No, I do not wish to serve in this volunteer role. The posting indicates that this is a paid board.
Are you a DC resident?
We are seeking qualified District of Columbia residents for appointment to Boards and Commissions. In nearly every case, DC residency is REQUIRED, with some exceptions, including but not limited to, filling a seat of an organizational representative.
If you're not sure, please check with Team MOTA to provide guidance. * -- No answer -- Yes No
Are you currently an employee of the District of Columbia government?
Please note, DC government staff are not eligible for appointment to boards UNLESS the appointment is for a DC government designee. Please contact us for additional information before applying. * -- No answer -- Yes No
If yes, what agency and role?
Are you a registered lobbyist? Please note several DC Boards and commissions do not allow lobbyists to serve.
* -- No answer -- Yes No
Education and General Qualifications (this information is needed for classification) Please check the highest level attained
* High school / GED Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Ph.D / Advanced degree Other No Answer
Are you registered to vote in the District of Columbia?
* Yes No
What is your political affiliation? (for several boards and commissions, a balance between political parties is required)
* Democrat Independent Republican Other No Answer
Are you a current employee of the US government?
* Yes No
Are you or a family member currently serving on a DC board or commission?
* Yes No
If yes, please list all commissions/boards.
Are you currently an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC)?
* -- No answer -- Yes No
Diversity and Inclusion: What is your date of birth?
(Some commissions have age requirements, and MOTA submits an annual aggregated report of board members. This data is used for that report, and will not be attributed to you publicly) *
Diversity and Inclusion: Our Boards and Commissions must reflect the diversity of District residents. Please check all that apply related to race/ethnicity.
Unless specified by a specific board seat, this information is collected and reported in aggregate form only. * Black/African-American White/Caucasian Hispanic/Latino/Latinx/Latiné Asian/Pacific Islander Native American Other No Answer
Diversity and Inclusion: Our Boards and Commissions must reflect the diversity of District residents. Please check all that apply related to gender.
Unless specified by a specific board seat, this information is collected and reported in aggregate form only. * Male Female Non Binary No Answer
Diversity and Inclusion: Please check all that apply.
Unless specified by a specific board seat, this information is collected and reported in aggregate form only. Person with disability Veteran Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender
Diversity and Inclusion: Mayor Bowser is committed to appointing residents from all 8 wards of Washington, DC to boards and commissions. In which do you currently reside? NOTE: residency is required for most boards and commissions, and strongly preferred for all appointments.
* -- No answer -- Ward 1 Ward 2 Ward 3 Ward 4 Ward 5 Ward 6 Ward 7 Ward 8 Maryland Resident Pennsylvania Resident Virginia Resident West Virginia Resident Other
Have you ever been investigated, disciplined, or cited for a breach of ethics for unprofessional conduct by, or been the subject of a civil complaint before a court, administrative agency, professional association, disciplinary committee, or other professional group? If so, please explain. *
Do you have any outstanding civil liability for taxes, fees, or other payments to the District, federal, or other state or local governments, either contested or uncontested? If so, please explain and provide documentation of attempts to pay the amount owed or to resolve the disputed claim. *
Please upload your resume.
Please attach a brief biographical statement (similar to a speaker's biography) that outlines your professional history, experiences, and education.
Please upload a headshot or similar photo.