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REMSA Board of Directors
The District Board of Health (DBOH) is looking to appoint 3 members to the REMSA Health Board of Directors
The District Board of Health (DBOH) of Washoe County is looking to appoint three members to the REMSA Health Board of Directors and encourages the community to apply. The Board of Directors provides oversight of REMSA Health. The Board is comprised of seven volunteers who have regional hospital leadership experience, and other regional professionals including an attorney, CPA and community member. The three open seats, which will be on a 4-year term starting in August 2022, on the Board of Directors include:
  • One consumer representative – 4-year term
  • One representative from the legal profession – 4-year term
  • One representative from the accounting profession – 4-year term
These appointments are for the remainder of the current terms. At the end of these existing terms those appointed can apply to be considered for appointment for a full four year term.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, 5:00 p.m.

To apply, please download and complete this application, and email to For questions, call 775-326-6043. After the first term, a member can serve 4-year terms until their successors have been selected. APPLY ONLINE


Senior Services Advisory Board

Membership Requirements
The Board shall consist of not less than 7 or more than 11 members with full privileges of making motions, and of voting, and 2 Alternate At-Large Members. Board members must be competent volunteers who are residents of Washoe County; of whom it is preferred that more than 50% are over the age of sixty or are an unpaid caregiver for a person over the age of 60; while varied experiences desired, the main requirement is that the applicant is knowledgeable about seniors and about services provided for them, and, if appointed, the applicant will continue to be actively involved with seniors.
Time Commitment
Board members serve a four year term; meetings are held monthly and run 1-2 hours; members usually spend 2-6 hours per month outside of meetings on board-assigned business.
Washoe County Code 45.425
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We want to let you know we currently have openings on the Senior Services Advisory Board for Washoe County residents, preferably 60+, who are willing to provide input and have two to four hours per month to volunteer. Remember, members must live in the District they represent. To find your District, please use the following link: Find your district here.

The Board is constituted to support the implementation of the policies of the Board of Washoe County Commissioners as they apply to the functioning, management, and operation of the Washoe County Senior Services Department. Those serving on the board will recommend programs for seniors, make specific recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the operations of the department and work to improve senior centers.

The Advisory Board shall provide assistance and make recommendations to the director, at a minimum, in the following areas:

  • Development of long and short range departmental goals;
  • Recommending and evaluating programs and policies;
  • Reviewing the quality of departmental services provided;
  • Providing input to county manager regarding performance of director.
  • Providing technical assistance, as applicable;
  • Reviewing and making recommendations regarding the department`s proposed budget;
  • Reviewing and providing input to director regarding community trends and needs.


Contact Information Abby Willrich 775-328-2774 APPLY ONLINE

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