The Coastal Regional Commission is directed by a Commission Council, a body of elected and appointed officials representing the public and private sector.
Who serves on the Coastal Regional Commission Council?
There are thirty-nine (39) members on the CRC Council. The Chairman (or their elected designee) of each county commission in the region shall serve for a period of time concurrent with their elected office. The Mayor (or their elected designee) from the largest municipality (population) in each county in the region shall serve for a period of time concurrent with their term of elected office.
State-Elected Government Non-public Appointments. One (1) member of a school board or superintendent of schools and two (2) nonpublic residents of the region shall be appointed by the Governor, each for a term of two (2) years.
One (1) non-public member shall be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor for a term of two years. One (1) non-public member shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives for a term of two (2) years.
Additional Non-public Appointments. In order to meet the requirement of various federal agencies that require nonpublic participation, there shall be a minimum of thirty-five percent (35%) non-public representatives from the private sector, chambers, post-secondary education institutions, workforce development or labor groups. There will be one (1) non-public representative per county for a term of one (1) year and may be reappointed. Chatham County will have two additional non-public appointments, Glynn County will have one additional non-public appointment, and Liberty County will have one additional non-public appointment for a term of one (1) year and may be reappointed.