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An active citizenry is essential for a thriving community. As the government most accessible to the people, townships offer myriad opportunities for involvement—whether it's volunteering as a firefighter, sharing insights during a visioning session on the township's future, participating on a township committee, or seeking elected office on the township board.

Civic engagement

Citizen Engagement

Local governments provide many opportunities for individuals to directly participate in decisions and in the delivery of programs and services.

Running for office

Running for Office

What the requirements to run for elected public office? And what skills and core competencies are necessary to be an effective local leader?

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