Boards & Commissions

The Lorain County Board of Commissioners appoints members to serve on many of these Boards and would like to encourage citizens to become involved in their local government by applying to serve as a member to one of many Boards that may be of interest.

The Board Appointment Application (PDF) will ask you to describe any work-related responsibilities that would benefit your service and to describe any past or present employment, education, volunteer work, interest or experiences that would assist you on the Board of your choice.

Please review our section concerning Board Openings and how to submit your application. Please note that the Board complies with the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) when reviewing the applications of prospective members.

Board Openings

Although an immediate opening for a Board Appointment may not be available. A pool of interested, qualified applicants that are willing to share their time and talents will be maintained for one year.

To be considered for any Board Opening opportunity, a Board Appointment Application (PDF) must also be submitted. If you are interested in serving on any of these Boards, please mail, bring it, fax or email the application to the attention of:
Commissioners Department
c/o Clerk to the Board - Board Applicants
ATTN: Theresa Upton
226 Middle Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035

For questions concerning Board appointments and openings, please call Theresa Upton:
Phone: 440-329-5103
Fax: 440-323-3357
Email Theresa Upton

The County Clerk's Office is located on the 4th Floor of the Lorain County Administration Building, inside the Commissioner's Office. All County Offices are generally open 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays.