Apply for Boards & Commissions

Current Openings

The Cumberland County Board of Supervisors is seeking those interested in serving the residents of the county by volunteering to serve on Boards and Commissions.

Southside Virginia Community College Board:

  • 1 appointment needed

Members of the college board shall be residents of the region (Cumberland County) to be served by the community college and shall Include; persons from various businesses, industries, and professions in the region being served by the community college. All members of the college board shall be deemed members at large charged with the responsibility of serving the best Interests of the whole region being served by the community college.

Members shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years.

Crossroads Community Services Board:

  • 1 appointment needed 

Crossroads Community Services Board was organized in 1973 as a cooperative venture among the counties of Amelia, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Lunenburg, Nottoway, and Prince Edward. The Services Board, the governing body over the agency's programs, consists of representatives appointed by the Board of Supervisors in each of the counties and includes elected officials, individuals receiving services, family and community members. The focus of the Crossroads Community Services Board is to prevent and treat the occurrence of mental illness, intellectual disabilities, substance use and co-occurring disorders and to enhance the functioning of individuals and families who experience these conditions.

The major efforts of Crossroads are directed toward the transformation into a true community-based system of care. Funding which supports the service delivery system comes from a variety of sources: state, local and federal governments, and fees for service (over 75% of revenue). (Meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month, committee meetings at 6PM, regular board meetings at 7PM-At the Farmville Crossroads Location; No regular meeting in December)

Economic Development Authority:

  • 1 appointment needed

The Cumberland Economic Development Authority (EDA) was established in 1994 by the County of Cumberland. The goal of the Cumberland EDA is to institute new businesses in the county and help them be successful. 


Interested applicants should complete the Citizen Volunteer Application (PDF) and email it to Administration.