We are accepting applications!
Please fill out the new membership application pdf or word document. Nominations happen in July and the session begins in September.
Below are the steps to apply:
Step 1: Submit completed application to Planning Council Staff (PCS) by:
- email email@example.com or
- regular mail 1010 Mass Ave, 2nd Floor, Boston, 02118
Step 2: PCS staff will review the applications. New members should demonstrate:
- Ability to help the Planning Council reflect the demographics of the local PLWHA community
- Ability to fulfill membership requirements
- Ability to come to meetings with an open mind, learn and contribute to the Planning Council
Step 3: PCS staff will contact applicants and schedule interviews.
Step 4: After completing the interviews, applications go to the Membership and Nominations Committee.
Step 5: The Membership and Nominations Committee reviews the applications and interview summaries. They will nominate and make recommendations on the list of candidates. This list will be sent to the Mayor of Boston, who is the CEO of the Ryan White Part A grant.
Step 6: The Mayor of Boston makes the final decision and appointment of all members of the Boston Planning Council.
Step 7: Applicants receive notification by email or by phone on their selection. For individuals who were not selected, PCS staff will provide options for other ways to get involved with the Council.
Step 8: All selected members will attend a mandatory orientation and training in September.
Boston Planning Council meetings are open to the public and we welcome your attendance. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request virtual Zoom access to a Boston Planning Council meeting.