The Dukes County Commission is soliciting applications for the following appointments in 2020:

• Dukes County Regional Housing Authority, one seat representing Aquinnah, one seat representing Tisbury, and one seat representing Edgartown, three-year terms each.

• Airport commission, three seats, three-year terms each.

• Emergency management director and assistant, one-year terms each.

• Associate commissioner for the disabled, one-year term.

• Associate commissioner for thee homeless, one-year term.

• Associate commissioner for youth, one-year term.

• Representative to the Cape Light Compact, three-year term (requires off-Island travel).

• Dukes County health council, approximately 15 seats, two-year terms each.

• Cape Cod municipal health group, two seats, one alternate, two-year terms each, requires off-Island travel.

• Other post-employment benefits trust, Dukes County representative to the board of trustees.

• Martha’s Vineyard representative to the Steamship Authority board of governors, requires off-Island travel.

To apply, go to, and find, “volunteer” under the community tab. Fill out the short application and return via email or postal mail to county manager Martina Thornton using the addresses on the application. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31. For questions, call 508-696-3840.

The county commission strongly encourages members of the public to consider volunteering for a position.