Serve on a Collin County Board or Commission

By Chris Hill, County Judge

Are you interested in serving on one of Collin County’s boards or commissions? Invest your time and talents serving Collin County. It’s a great way to get involved and give back to your community!

Board terms typically start on January 1, and there are current opportunities to serve on the boards listed below.

Download the application and apply today!

LifePath Systems

  • To provide countywide, comprehensive mental health and intellectual & developmental disabilities services and programs to citizens of the county through cooperative efforts of the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. Collin County M.H.M.R., dba LifePath Systems, exists for the purpose of offering services to restore, improve, and maintain an optimum level of functioning and quality of life for county residents who have a mental health concern or an intellectual & developmental disability.
  • Meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm, alternating between the Alma Center (Plano) and the McKinney MHMR Administrative Offices (McKinney).
  • Members serve two-year terms. 

Planning Board

  • To advise and make recommendations to the Commissioners Court on planning issues and efforts relative to the future quality and growth of the county. Working committees are formed to identify needs and develop programs for transportation, water and waste water, solid waste management, ambulance service, and others as needed.
  • Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Collin County Administration Building (McKinney).
  • Members serve three-year terms. 

Health Care Foundation Advisory Board

  • To assist the Health Care Foundation Board of Trustees in the development and provision of health care and related programs for indigent citizens; to guide, support, and nurture efforts that will enhance the quality and availability of health care services for the citizens of the county.
  • Meets on the third Thursday of January, April, August, and October, at 12:00 pm, at the Collin County sub courthouse (Plano). Dates may change or be added as needed.
  • Members serve three-year terms. 

Parks Foundation Advisory Board

  • To guide, support and nurture efforts to create and maintain a comprehensive open space program. The board establishes direction and policies for acquisition, development and management of park and open space areas and facilities.
  • Meets on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm at the Collin County Engineering Office, McKinney.
  • Members serve three-year terms. 

Historical Commission

  • To initiate and conduct programs and activities as may be suggested by the Commissioners Court or the Texas Historical Commission for the preservation of the historical heritage of the county. To mark, interpret, preserve and accumulate information on the history of Collin County. To serve as an umbrella organization for all public and private historical groups in the county, in order to encourage, support, and promote these groups’ activities.
  • Meets on the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Heard-Craig Carriage House (McKinney).
  • Members serve three-year terms. 

Myers Park & Event Center Advisory Board

  • To advise and recommend actions to Collin County Commissioners Court relating to the promotion, management, welfare and success of Myers Park & Event Center. The use of the park for education and recreation purposes as described in the Deeds of Trust granted by the Myers Family shall be the foremost responsibility of the Advisory Board.
  • Meets on the fourth Tuesday of January, April, July & October at 7:30am at the Myers Park Reception Hall, McKinney.
  • Members serve three-year terms.

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