Yes, it’s a mouthful. In short, the new Appointments Advisory Committee is a non-partisan group of three people who will help review and select volunteers for Somerville’s various boards and commissions, such as the Planning Board, the Licensing Commission, and the Board of Health. They help make sure Somerville gets the best talent to serve the community. If you’re interested in civic participation, visit the Get Involved: Be Somerville! page.