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State Of Michigan Boards and Commissions
Application For Appointment
1. Instructions

Thank you for your interest in being considered for a Gubernatorial appointment to a board or commission.

If at any time you close your browser window prior to submitting your application, you will lose all of the information entered. If you navigate away from the application page prior to submitting the application, you may lose all information entered on the application.  

If you are unable to complete the application online, please contact the Appointments Division at [email protected]

Your Application Information
  1. This application must be completed online; it may not be printed and submitted. All sections of the application must be completed or you will not be able to submit your information.
  2. All items marked with a Required Field Indicator  are required.
  3. Social Security number, driver's license number and date of birth are required for background checks.
  4. Please fill out all the information with detailed responses. Your application cannot be submitted if required information is not included. Some pieces of information you may wish to gather prior to beginning to fill out the application include the following:
  1. Social Security number
  2. Driver's license number
  3. Educational history
  4. Employment history (up to your 5 most recent positions or jobs)
  5. Civic service or volunteer work you have performed
  6. Qualifications that you feel make you a good candidate for the appointment for which you are applying
  7. Professional licenses/certificates held
  8. Previous appointments or elected positions with dates and terms of office
  9. An electronic copy of your résumé in Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF (.pdf) format. Other file formats and files with multiple periods(.) or slashes(/) are not allowed and may cause the file load to fail. File size may not exceed 5 MB.
Submitting the Application
  1. You must click on the "Submit and Continue" button at the bottom of page 9 of the application (Submit page) to complete your application. The application will not appear in our system until you click the "Submit and Continue" button.
  2. Before submitting you will have the opportunity to go back and make any changes to your information, but once submitted the application cannot be changed.
  3. Applications that have been saved using the "Save and Return Later" button, will be available for 14 days.
  4. If you have failed to enter required data, you will be notified. You will not be able to submit the application until all required data is entered.
  5. Once you submit the application, a confirmation will appear. Please print out the confirmation for your records. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation which will have a PDF of your application after final submission.
  6. If you leave your web browser idle for more than 20 minutes your application will timeout and your information will not be saved. If your application timeouts then you will need to restart your application.
  1. Driver’s license number, Social Security number and date of birth are used for the background check only.
  2. Ethnicity, gender, political affiliation, military service, and disability status are optional and are elicited in order to ensure that this administration considers the talent and creativity of a diverse pool of candidates. In addition, specific backgrounds or qualifications are legally required for some boards and commissions. You may, therefore, wish to provide this information in order to ensure that you are considered for relevant boards and commissions.
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