Current Board & Commission Openings


The Community Corrections Advisory Board has the following vacancies:  Police Chief, Circuit Court Judge, District Court Judge, Probate Court Judge, Mental Health Services, Criminal Defense Attorney, a Business Community Member and  Communications/Media.  The purpose of the Community Corrections Advisory Board is to develop and implement the Berrien County Community Corrections Comprehensive Plan. Membership is dictated by Public Act 511. The board meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month quarterly at noon in the large conference room located at the Berrien County Courthouse, 811 Port St., St. Joseph.

The Economic Development Corporation board has a vacancy to be filled. This Board is the issuing authority for Tax Exempt Revenue Bonds for Berrien County. It was established to coordinate economic development efforts, promote business investment and job creation within the County. The corporation is composed of elected and private business officials appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The membership includes the Chairman of the Board, Finance Committee Chairman, and one other member of the Finance Committee as well as six other private business persons representing banking, industry, and utilities. Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at the Berrien County Administration Center, 701 Main St., St. Joseph. The term would be for six years.

The 9-1-1 Advisory Board has a vacancy that needs to be filled. The purpose of the 9-1-1 Advisory Board is to promote the continued operation of the 911 Emergency System, to promote public awareness, to assist County Public Service Access Points (PSAP's) in providing service to their recipients and to assist the Berrien County Board of Commissioners by giving advice and making suggestions with resect to the operation of the 911 Emergency System. Meetings are held every other month on a Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at 2100 Empire Ave., Benton Harbor. 

Contact Information / Applications

Anyone interested in serving on this board may contact the Berrien County Administration office for an application at 269-983-7111, ext. 8095 or email. The application (PDF) is also available.