Get Engaged Program accepting applications

The Get Engaged program places individuals ages 18-29 on the City of Seattle’s boards and commissions. Get Engaged board members serve a one-year term as fully vested and voting members starting in September. Acting in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council, board members help shape policy decisions, make recommendations, and provide citizen participation in city government. Started in 2001, Get Engaged is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of leaders and advocating for the influence of young voices in city affairs.

Applications for the 2023-2024 year will be accepted until Friday, May 12th at 11:59pm.

To apply: Complete the application at and send a resume, cover letter, and 2 references to

View participating boards and commissions here:

For more information: Contact Imani Bender,