Membership and the Appointment Process
Community Boards are local representative bodies. There are 59 Community Boards throughout the city, with 12 located in The Bronx. Each Board consists of up to 50 unsalaried members, appointed by the Borough President, with half nominated by the City Council Members who represent the community district. Board members are selected by the Borough President from among active and involved people in each community, with an effort made to assure that every neighborhood is represented. Board members must reside, work or have some other significant interest in the community.