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LCCMR Open Appointments

LCCMR Open Appointments

Current Vacancies (as of 10/30/23):

Public Member - Governor Appointments (1 Seat); for four year term starting January 1, 2024.

How to apply:

Online (recommended):

Visit the Open Positions page on the Secretary of State website.
Scroll down to find the correct Agency/Board/Council. - Here is a direct link to the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources page.
Choose the correct seat type, and click button that says APPLY.
The system will walk you through creating an application profile.

The application allows you to attach the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of recommendation
  • News article or other publication

Applicants are encouraged to use the online application as the Appointing Authority will have access to your information as soon as it is submitted.

Paper submissions:

Paper applications may be submitted by email to: or by mail or in person to:
Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
St Paul, MN 55155-1299

Applications submitted via downloadable application may experience some delay in reaching the Appointing Authority.


In accordance with the Minnesota Open Appointments Law, the Secretary of State acts as an administrator in publishing vacancies, receiving applications and recording appointments. Applications will be reviewed and appointments made by the appointing authorities; questions about specific vacancies and appointments should be directed to the appointing authority or the contact person noted within the application. Applications are kept on file for a one-year period.

Legal Basis: M.S. 116P
RM 65 - State Office Building
ST PAUL, MN 55155

Compensation: $125 per day + expenses

Vacancies (as of 10/30/23):
Public Member - Governor Appointment (1 Seat)

Powers and Duties:
Participate as part of a 17 member joint legislative and citizen Commission in the following: Review of emerging environmental and natural resource issues; Develop a strategic plan for Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (ENRTF) expenditures; Review proposals for ENRTF funding; Recommend projects for funding from the ENRTF and other funds as assigned by the Legislature on at least an annual basis; Review and evaluate project funding outcomes.

Restrictions to Membership:
A.) Per M.S. 116P. 05. (1) Have experience or expertise in the science, policy, or practice of the protection, conservation, preservation, and enhancement of the state's air, water, land, fish, wildlife, and other natural resources; (2) have strong knowledge in the state's environment and natural resource issues around the state; and (3) have demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment.
B) Per M.S. 116P.09, Subdivision 6. Conflict of Interest. "A commission member, a technical advisory committee member, a peer review panelist, or an employee of the commission may not participate in or vote on a decision of the commission, advisory committee, or peer review panel relating to an organization in which the member, panelist, or employee has either a direct or indirect personal financial interest. While serving on the commission...a person shall avoid any potential conflict of interest.
C) Is a "Public Official" and subject to M.S.10A Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure requirements.

Meeting Information: To be determined, will vary (est. 10-20 days/yr.)

Meeting Location: St. Paul and various locations around the state