Board and Commission Vacancies

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT GLORIA SITTON AT 703 746-4550 May 11, 2018 The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill the vacancies on City of Alexandria boards, commissions, and committees. All applicants must complete a Personal Data Record Form electronically at www.alexandriava.gov/Boards no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT GLORIA SITTON AT 703 746-4550

May 11, 2018

The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill the following vacancies on City of Alexandria boards, commissions, and committees. Council will act on these vacancies at the June 13, 2018 City Council meeting. All applicants must complete a Personal Data Record Form electronically via the City’s website at www.alexandriava.gov/Boards no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018.  Applications received after this deadline will not be forwarded to City Council.  Applicants may only submit an application to one committee at a time. 

 

Alexandria Gang Prevention Community Task Force – three vacancies: one vacancy for the City Manager or his designee, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a middle school representative, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a parent representative, due to an expired term.  The Task Force meets quarterly during the weekday evening.  Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Task Force members.

 

Alexandria Housing Affordability Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one vacancy for a landlord of residential property in the City, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a builder or developer of residential property, due to an expiring term.  The Committee meets at 7:00 p.m., on the first Thursday of the month.  Approximately four to five hours per month are required of Committee members.

 

Archaeological Commission – one vacancy for a representative from the Alexandria Society for the Preservation of Black Heritage, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.  Approximately four to five hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Board of Architectural Review – Old and Historic District – two vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms. The Board meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. (except in August when they are on recess).

 

Board of Architectural Review – Parker-Gray District – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term and one vacancy for a member who is an architect, due to an expiring term.  The Board meets on the fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m. (except in August, when they are on recess).

 

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a member designated by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce (to be endorsed by the Chamber of Commerce), due to a resignation. The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately six hours per month are required of Committee members.

     

Children, Youth, and Families Collaborative Commission – two vacancies: One community member with experience as a parent, guardian, teacher and/or expertise in early childhood, youth or general education policy (approved by the Alexandria School Board), due to a resignation; and one high school student approved by youth council, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Citizen Corps Council – two vacancies: one vacancy for a designee from the Alexandria School Board, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a member in good standing of the CERT Program, due to an expired term.  The Council meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Council members.

 

Commission for the Arts – one vacancy for a member who is a professional in the field related to the visual appearance of the cityscape, such as architecture, environmental design, landscape architecture or urban design, due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately twelve hours per month are required of Commission members.  Commissioners are required to become involved in various art projects/events throughout the City and serve on at least one committee or task force.

 

Commission on Aging – one vacancy for a Commission for Women representative, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets on the second Thursday of every month, except July and August, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Approximately four to six hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on Employment – two vacancies: one vacancies for business representatives from among recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, due to a vacated term; one vacancy for a citizen at-large member, due to a resignation.  The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 8:00 a.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on HIV/AIDS – five vacancies: one vacancy for a representative from Hospice of Northern Virginia, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a Commission for Women representative, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative from the Human Rights Commission, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a citizen at-large, due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Approximately three hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on Information Technology – one vacancy for a T.C. Williams student, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets on the second Monday every other month (January, March, May, July, September, and November). Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Commission members.

 

Community Criminal Justice Board – two vacancies: one vacancy for the Chief of Police, due to a resignation; and one representative of local education to be nominated by Superintendent of Schools, due to an expired term.  The Board meets quarterly on the first Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Board members.          

 

Community Policy and Management Team – one vacancy for a representative of a private organization or association of providers of children's or family services which provides such services within the City on a continuing and consistent basis, due to an expiring term.  The Team meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 2:30 p.m.  Approximately one and a half hours per month are required of Team members.  

 

Emergency Medical Services Council – two vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Red Cross, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a representative of the Emergency Nurses Association from Alexandria Hospital, due to an expired term.  The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

Environmental Policy Commission – one vacancy for a member from the field of environmental sciences (e.g. environmental/sanitary engineering, ecology, geology, botany, hydrology, chemistry) or who have Alexandria waterfront expertise, provided   that at least four members shall have scientific expertise, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets for a work session on the first Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. and a regular meeting on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately 15 hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee – eight vacancies: one vacancy for a member nominated by the First Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a member who is a representative of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a member nominated by the Alexandria Jaycees, due to an expired term; two vacancies for business community representatives  nominated by the Chamber of Commerce, due to expired terms; one vacancy for a member nominated by the Federation of Civic Associations, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a member nominated by the City of Alexandria Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a member who attends high school in the City of Alexandria, due to an expiring term.  The Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately three to five hours per month are require of Committee members.

 

Health Systems Agency of No. Virginia – one vacancy for a provider member, due to an expired term. Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 8:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Historic Alexandria Resources Commission – four vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from the Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association Board of Governors, due to an expired term; one vacancy for Alexandria Society for Preservation of Black Heritage representative, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  The Commission does not meet in the summer.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Historical Restoration & Preservation Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member appointed by the City Council, due to an expiring term. The Commission meets at the call of the Chairperson.

 

Landlord-Tenant Relations Board – two vacancies: one vacancy for a Landlord or representative of a landlord, due to a resignation and one vacancy for a landlord or representative of a landlord, due to an expiring term.  The Board meets on first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. approximately five hours per month are required of board members.

 

Library Board – one vacancy for a member appointed by the Alexandria Library Company (Non-Council Appointment), due to an expiring term.  The Board meets the third Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. six times a year (September, October, December, February, April and June.)  Approximately four hours per meeting are required of Board members. (*Note: Meetings are scheduled on the third Monday of the month except when that Monday is a holiday.  It is then scheduled the following Thursday.)

 

Local Emergency Planning Committee – one vacancy for an owner and operator of a facility subject to the federal emergency planning requirements of Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), due to a vacancy created by a term limit.  The Committee meets quarterly at the call of the chair.  Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Committee members. 

Northern Virginia Community College Board – one vacancy for a member to the Board appointed by Council, due to an expiring term.  The Northern Virginia Community College Board provided policy direction for the College.  The Board serves as a communication channel between the College and the nine political subdivisions in the Northern Virginia area.   The Board provides policy direction in the areas of curriculum, community services, facilities, auxiliary enterprises, and budgets.  The Board is advisory to the State Board for Community Colleges.

Park and Recreation Commission – one vacancy for a high school youth of the City, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members.

Potomac Yard Design Advisory Committee – three vacancies: one vacancy for a business community representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a member representing the Potomac West Area, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a qualified professional skilled in architecture, due to an expiring term.  The Committee meets at the call of the Chair.

Real Estate Assessment Review Board – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term.  The Board meets three times per week from June through December at the call of the Chair.

Redevelopment and Housing Authority – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term.  The Board of Commissioners of the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately six hours per month are required of Commissioners.

Social Services Advisory Commission – five vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation; two vacancies for client members, due to expired terms; two vacancies for parent members, due to an expired term and a resignation.  The Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately six hours per month are required of Commission members.

Traffic and Parking Board – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term.  The Board meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Approximately five hours per month are required of Board members.

 

Towing Advisory Board – three vacancies: one vacancy for a member from Alexandria law-enforcement agencies to be nominated by the head of the agency, due to an ordinance amendment; one vacancy for a citizen at-large with preference given to a citizen who has expertise in property management or who is a business owner, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a member representing licensed towing and recovery operators doing business in the City of Alexandria, due to an ordinance amendment.  The Board meets annual at the call of the Chair.    

 

Waterfront Commission –  three vacancies: one vacancy for the Planning Commission representative, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a representative from the Alexandria Seaport Foundation, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a citizen representative from Park Planning District III, due to a resignation.  The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 a.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Committee members.

 

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Applicants may only submit an application to one committee at a time. 

Please note that the term “expiring term” means the position vacancy is due to a term of an incumbent that is about to expire, and the incumbent may or may not reapply for the position.

 

All applicants must comply with City Ordinance No. 2452, which states that no appointee shall reside outside of the City of Alexandria unless a residency waiver is granted, and City Ordinance No. 2641, which states that City employees may not apply for vacancies on boards, committee or commissions that relate to the responsibilities of the department in which they are employed. 

 

Members of the Human Rights Commission are available to assist any person or attend any meeting to explain the board and commission application process.  To request such assistance, contact Jean Kelleher at 703 746-3140. For further information about the vacancies or responsibilities of these boards and commissions, contact Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk/Clerk of Council Office at 703 746-4550.

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