Advisory Body Membership

2021 Advisory Body Recruitment

The 2021 Advisory Body recruitment is now open! 

The City seeks community members who want to help improve their community through service on one of the City's Advisory Bodies. Interviews will be conducted in February 2021 to fill 11 vacancies within the following bodies:

Qualifications and meeting schedules vary. Most bodies offer a small stipend. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 1, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Following the application deadline, applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. Complete the online application here.

For more information please contact the City Clerk's office at 805-773-4657, or email City Clerk Erica Inderlied at einderlied@pismobeach.org.

General Information


The City of Pismo Beach seeks dedicated, knowledgeable and enthusiastic members of the public to serve as Advisory Body members. Advisory Body members are indispensable volunteers who serve a key role as advisors to the City Council regarding the matters within the purview of the body. Notices regarding vacant Advisory Body seats will be posted to this page.

Annually, at the end of February, approximately half of the City's advisory body seats (typically 11 to 13 positions) come up for reappointment. A recruitment for applicants is conducted in November through January; interviews with the City Council are held in February, and new two-year terms begin March 1. In addition to conducting an annual recruitment to fill routine vacancies, the City Clerk's Office accepts membership applications for all bodies on an ongoing basis. Applications will be held on file for one year, for consideration during any recruitments that occur during that time. Complete the online application here.

For more information about Advisory Body membership, please contact the City Clerk's office at 805-773-4657, or email City Clerk Erica Inderlied at einderlied@pismobeach.org. For more information about Pismo Beach's Advisory Bodies, please refer the menu at left, or contact the Advisory Bodies' liaison staff members.



Online Advisory Body Application Form

Current Local Appointments List (Maddy List) - All Members, Terms & Vacancies

Notices of Vacancy - Advisory Body Seats

Advisory Body Handbook