Local Board Member

Collage of Board MembersAn important component of the Selective Service System is its citizen volunteers who make up the local boards, district, and national appeal boards. Local and district appeal board members are appointed by the Director of Selective Service after being recommended for their respective positions. National appeal board members are appointed directly by the President of the United States. However, no matter who appoints these board members, they are all chosen using a set of guidelines. This ensures that the most competent individuals for the job are appointed.

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State Resource Volunteers

What is a State Resource Volunteer? It is a selected individual who volunteers to provide the agency’s State Director with advice, information, and assistance with Selective Service’s registration awareness, compliance with federal law, and approved projects within the designated state.

Who can be a State Resource Volunteer? Any U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age, may volunteer to be a State Resource Volunteer. Males must also be registered with the Selective Service System.

Duties:As a State Resource Volunteer, you would provide the State Director with assistance with the registration awareness programs, such as high school and post office visits, and recruit board members. These programs can be accomplished in your own community and do not require a lot of time.

How to apply:  If you are interested in serving as a State Resource Volunteer, send an email to