Boards and Commissions

Serving on a City Board or Commission is a great way to make a difference in your city.


Boards and commissions are an important part of St. Louis City's government. Serving on a board or commission is a rewarding way to give back to your community and help make St. Louis a stronger city for all of our residents. We encourage residents of all backgrounds and identities to apply for a board or commission that aligns with their interests. Learn more

Note: We are actively working to address the number of appointees serving beyond term.


If you have questions about a board or commission or need to request that any information be changed, please contact:

Michele Knox
Special Assistant to the Mayor for Boards and Commissions
(314) 622-4304
Email & full profile

Boards and Commissions With Mayoral Appointments

The following is a list of all boards and commissions that the Mayor can appoint members to, not including Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) or Special Business Districts (SBDs).

Showing 73 active boards
Name Vacancies Geography
Adjustment, Board of Yes Citywide
Affordable Housing Commission Yes Citywide
Agency on Aging, Advisory Council, St. Louis Area No Citywide
Airport Arts Advisory Committee Yes Citywide
Art Museum Subdistrict Yes Regional
Bi-State Development Board of Commissioners (METRO) Yes Regional
Building Appeals, Board of Yes Citywide
Building Energy Improvement Board Yes Citywide
City Airport Commission Yes Regional
Civil Rights Enforcement Commission Yes Citywide
Civil Service Commission No Citywide
Civilian Oversight Board Yes Citywide
Clean Energy Development Board (PACE) Yes Citywide
Community Jobs Board Yes Citywide
Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) Yes Regional
Deferred Compensation Committee No Citywide
Demolition Contractors Board Yes Citywide
Detention Facility Oversight Board Yes Citywide
Developmental Disabilities Resources Commission (DDR) Yes Citywide
Disabled, Advisory Council on the Yes Citywide
Downtown St. Louis Inc. No Regional
East West Gateway Council of Government, Board of Directors Yes Regional
Electrical Examiners, Committee of Yes Citywide
Employees Retirement System of the City of St. Louis, Board of Trustees Yes Citywide
Enhanced Enterprise Zone Yes Citywide
Equalization, Board of No Citywide
Firefighter Retirement Plan (FRP) Yes Citywide
Firemen's Retirement System of the City of St. Louis, Board of Trustees Yes Citywide
Forest Park Advisory Board Yes Citywide
Gateway to the Midwest Investment Center Board Yes Regional
Great Rivers Greenway - Metropolitan Park and Recreation District Yes Regional
Health Board Yes Citywide
HIV Health Services Planning Council, Metro St. Louis Yes Citywide
Hospitals, Board of No Citywide
Housing Authority of St. Louis, Commissioners of the Yes Citywide
Industrial Development Authority, Board of Directors Yes Citywide
Land Clearance for Redevelopment Authority No Citywide
Land Reutilization Authority No Citywide
Library Board, St. Louis Public Yes Citywide
Mechanical Contractors Board of Examiners Yes Citywide
Mental Health Board Yes Citywide
Merchants and Manufacturers Tax Equalization, Board of Yes Citywide
Metropolitan Sewer Districts Board of Trustees (MSD) Yes Regional
Metropolitan Taxicab Commission Yes Regional
Missouri Botanical Garden Subdistrict Yes Regional
Missouri History Museum Subdistrict Yes Regional
Planned Industrial Expansion Authority Yes Citywide
Planning Commission Yes Citywide
Plumbers and Drainlayers, Board of Examiners Yes Citywide
Plumbing Review, Committee of Yes Citywide
Poet Laureate Task Force Yes Citywide
Police Retirement System Board of Trustees No Citywide
Port Authority Commission Yes Citywide
Preservation Board Yes Citywide
Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority Yes Regional
Regional Cultural and Performing Arts Development Commission Yes Regional
Regional Health Commission Yes Regional
REJIS Commission Yes Regional
Science Center Subdistrict Board Yes Regional
Senior Citizens' Service Fund Board Yes Citywide
Soldiers' Memorial Building Commission Yes Citywide
Special Administrative Board (Transitional School District) Yes Citywide
Sprinkler System Contractors, Board of Examiners Yes Citywide
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership Board Yes Regional
St. Louis Economic Development Tax Board Yes Citywide
St. Louis-Jefferson Solid Waste Management District Executive Board Yes Regional
Stationary Engineers Board No Citywide
Tax Appeals Board Yes Citywide
Tax Increment Financing Commission Yes Citywide
Workforce Development Board, Inc. Yes Citywide
World Trade Center Board Yes Regional
ZMD: The Zoological Park (Metropolitan) & Museum District Board (Cultural District) Yes Regional
Zoological Park Subdistrict Commission Yes Regional

Board of Education of the City of St. Louis Vacancy

Submit Application for an Interim Appointment to Board of Education of the City of St. Louis
Mayor Tishaura O. Jones invites St. Louis City residents interested in filling the vacancy on the Board of the Education on an interim basis to submit their application here.

Other Boards and Commissions

The following is a list of boards and commissions that the Mayor does not appoint members to.

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