The Maryland State Board for the Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals (Board) is accepting applications for a certified Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioner and a certified Program Administrator to serve as a member of the Board effective July 1, 2017.

To be considered you must be United States citizen and have resided in the State of Maryland for at least 1 year before appointment to the Board.

To ensure that the appointment process is completed in time for submission to the Senate during the 2017 Legislative Session applications for both vacancies must be submitted by November 1, 2016. All Board members are appointed by the Governor and serve a four-year term.

Board meetings are held the second Friday of every month at 9:30 A.M. at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215. The General Session of the Board is open to the public. The State Board will not meet in August or November.

Interested candidates must complete an online application on the Governor’s Appointments Office website at

If you have any questions prior to submission, please contact Kim Bennardi, Administrator, Office of Appointments and Executive Nominations at 410-767-4049 or James Merrow, Executive Director, at 410-764-5911 or Gwendolyn Joyner, Deputy Director at 410-764-5996.