Volunteer Opportunities

Getting Involved

Committee volunteer forms (online version) are accepted through July 9. All committee appointments are made by the current MML president. Candidates may select as many committees as they’re interested in, but selected volunteers will be appointed to only one committee.

Standing Committees

Engagement and Outreach Committee (EOC) - The EOC, formerly known as the Communications Committee, is responsible for managing League programs that raise awareness about the role of municipal government and municipal officials. It coordinates a broad array of programs including the annual “If I Were Mayor…” Essay contest and Banner City/Town. The committee traditionally meets five to six times per year, usually on the third or fourth Wednesday of the month beginning in August and ending in May and other times that the chair may call. No more than 20 appointments will be made for this committee.

Conference Planning Committee (CPC) - This committee is charged with formulating the theme for the summer conference, developing workshops, and general sessions relating to the theme and planning the conference social events. The committee members also promote conference attendance by speaking at chapter meetings. This committee meets at the League office on a Saturday in September, November, and January as well as at other times that the chair may call. The CPC also has an evaluation meeting in Ocean City at the conclusion of the conference. No more than 22 appointments will be made for this committee.

Legislative Committee (LC) - The LC is charged with coordinating the MML legislative program and recommending legislative requests received from members that best exemplify the goals of MML to the full membership for adoption. Additionally, the LC considers legislation with regard to its effect on municipalities and takes positions to oppose, support, or amend General Assembly legislation. The LC is composed of elected and appointed municipal officials. The committee meets every seven to 10 days on a Wednesday or Saturday during the General Assembly session and at other times during the year, usually at the MML office. No more than 32 appointments will be made for this committee.

Ad Hoc Committee

Hometown Emergency Preparedness Committee (HEPAC) - This committee may review and make recommendations to the Legislative Committee on legislation / policy related to the public health, safety, welfare, and emergency preparedness. It will assist municipalities with disaster / emergency preparedness and may assume others duties as charged by the Board of Directors. The committee will meet approximately six times a year as set by the committee chair. No more than 20 appointments will be made for this committee.

Municipal Volunteer Program (MVP)

Willing to contribute a few hours during the summer conference to help with registration or monitoring a general session or workshop? Sign up for MML’s Municipal Volunteer Program and become an MVP!