(850) 482-9633

2864 Madison St,
Marianna, FL 32448

Boards and Committees

Jackson County has several volunteer-based citizen boards, committees, commissions and task forces that need residents to serve as members.  

There are many different types of boards and committees that support the County.  Some are temporary and only meet for a short time.  They may help make decisions or recommendations to the Board of Commissioners on a specific topic.  Others are permanent groups that were created as part of State or local law. There are committees that assist with everything from health issues to social issues, criminal justice, elderly, planning and land use, parks, libraries, housing, and human relations.


Jackson County Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC): This 11-member committee shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Jackson County Board of County Commissioners and to the Housing Grants Division of Community Development on issues presented to the committee related to affordable housing and to perform functions as provided in Chapter 28 Jackson County Code of Ordinances and in Chapter 420.9076, Florida Statutes.  Appointments are made by the County Commission.

Vacancies: (3), citizens needed from the following sectors.
• Residential Home Building Industry
• Areas of Labor Actively Engaged in Home Building
• Essential Services Personnel (see LHAP for details)

Jackson County Planning Commission: The Commission is composed of seven members and are appointed with staggered three-year terms. The Planning Commission is obligated to interpret and advise the County Commission on the adoption of and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, as well as land use applications filed, pursuant to state statute or existing county ordinances. The Planning Commission is an advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners and provides recommendations on comprehensive planning and the Land Development Code.

Vacancies: (2), one seat represents District 1, and one seat is for an At-large position.

Jackson Endeavor Museum Advisory Committee (JEMAC):

The Jackson County Tourist Development Council Executive Director (JCTDC) is seeking volunteers to serve on the advisory committee involved in guiding the planning process for the Jackson Endeavor Museum at Endeavor Park, formerly known as the Dozier School for Boys.

Committee Description:
This 9-member committee shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Jackson County Board of
County Commissioners and to the Jackson County Tourist Development Council on matters
related to the planning and development of the Jackson Endeavor Museum. Appointments are
made by the County Commissioners. Members are expected to attend meetings monthly with
assigned tasks to complete in a timely manner. Applicants should anticipate spending 2-3 hours
monthly between meetings and tasks.

Members are selected from the following backgrounds:
● Historian or Historical Research
● Education (High school or collegiate level preferred)
● Legal
● Government
● Non-profit
● Business Development
● Engineer or Architect
● Events and Program Development
● Sales or Financial

Vacancies: 9 Current Vacancies from any of the above sectors.

Meeting Date: The committee will meet monthly beginning in July.
Meeting Location: Jackson County Visitors Center – 4318 Lafayette Street, Marianna, FL
Meeting Time: To be determined; Anticipate weekday lunch hour

For additional information, please contact:
Kelsi Williams
(850) 482-8061

See below for a full list of current Jackson County Boards and Committees

  • Jackson County Planning Commission
  • Tri-County Community Council
  • Tri-County Airport Authority
  • Value Adjustment Board
  • Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
  • CareerSource Chipola Board
  • Regional Opportunity Florida Board
  • Panhandle Public Library Coopertive System (PPLCS) Board
  • J-Trans Board

If you are interested in serving the community as a committee member. Please follow the link below to download and complete an application form and return it to the Jackson County Administration Office, 2864 Madison Street, Marianna, FL 32448. Committee applications are kept on file and reviewed as necessary to fill vacancies.

For additional information or to get answers to general questions, contact Brigitte Rehberg, Business Manager, at (850) 482-9633 or send an e-mail to info@jaccksoncountyfl.gov.

Click here to view a copy of the Jackson County Board – Committe Members Policy