SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit is seeking volunteer community members to serve on several committees and commissions.

A complete list of Boards and Commissions, as well as the volunteer application, is available by visiting The Boards and Commissions list can also be found on the back of the volunteer application itself. All 2019 applications must be received by Friday, October 25 for consideration.

Each November, the Mayor and Common Council begin the annual process of reviewing volunteer applications and appointing new members. Terms vary from one to five years of service with an opportunity for re-appointment. The City keeps applications active for two years. 

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“There's nothing more fulfilling than realizing how much of an impact being a volunteer can make,” explains Summit Mayor Nora Radest. “Getting involved in the community allows people to get to know other residents, try new activities or learn new skills while helping to make Summit a better place for us all to live and work.”

Completed application should be electronically sent to or mailed to the City Clerk’s Office at 512 Springfield Avenue.