Board and Commission Vacancies

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 April 4, 2017 City Council meeting.

Page updated on Mar 7, 2017 at 3:46 PM

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 Thursday, March 23, 2017. 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 Task Force – two vacancies: one member from and representing T.C. Williams High School, due to an expired term; and one City Manager or his designee representative, due to a resignation. 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 – one vacancy for a landlord of residential property in the City, 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Historic Alexandria Foundation, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a representative of the Chamber of Commerce, due to a resignation. 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.  

Beauregard Urban Design Advisory Committee – one vacancy for a representative of the business community, due to an expired term. The Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Approximately four hours per month are required of Committee members.  

Beautification Commission – two vacancies for citizen members, due to resignations.  The Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members. 

Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission – one vacancy for a member who shall be a community member with expertise in children, youth and families issues, public safety, medical/health related profession or non-profit experience, due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of commission members.  

Citizen Corps Council – three vacancies: two vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms; and one vacancy for a designee from the Alexandria School Board, due to a resignation. 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 on HIV/AIDS – four vacancies: one vacancy for a representative from Capital Hospice, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a Commission for Women representative, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; and one representative of Inova Alexandria Hospital Department of Pastoral Services 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 Persons with Disabilities – one vacancy for a citizen member who has a physical, visual or hearing disability, due to an expired term. The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month.  Approximately six to ten hours a month are required of Commission members.  

Community Criminal Justice Board – one vacancy for a representative of a non-profit organization, as recommended by the Alexandria United Way, 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 Services Board – one vacancy for a consumer (current or former direct recipient of public or private mental health, intellectual disability, or substance abuse treatment rehabilitation services) or family members (immediate family member or the principal caregiver who is not paid) of consumer, due to a resignation. The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Board members.  

Emergency Medical Services Council – three vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the hospital administration at Alexandria Hospital, due to an expired term; 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.

George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee – nine vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a representative of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, due to an expiring term; 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 nominated by the Federation of Civic Associations, due to a resignation; 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; one vacancy for a member who attends high school in the City of Alexandria, due to an expired term; and two business community representatives nominated by the Chamber of Commerce, both due to expired terms. The Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately three to five hours per month are required of Committee members.

Historic Alexandria Resources Commission – six vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Historical Society, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative from Planning District I, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from Planning District III, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a Visit Alexandria representative, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a representative from the Public Records Advisory Commission, due to a resignation. 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 and Preservation Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation. 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 low-income tenant representative, due to an administrative action (term limit.) The Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately five hours per month are required of Board members.  

Local Emergency Planning Committee – three vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of a community group, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative of broadcast and print media, due to an expired term; and 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.  

Park and Recreation Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of Planning District I, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a representative of Planning District III, 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Potomac East area, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a representative of the Potomac Yard area, due to an expired term. The Committee meets at the call of the chair.  

Sister Cities Committee – three vacancies for citizen members, two due to expiring terms and one due to an expired term. The Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m., and participates in the Christmas Walk and Scottish games. Approximately four hours per month are required of Committee members.  

Social Services Advisory Board – one vacancy for a parent member, due to an expired term. 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.

Urban Design Advisory Committee – one vacancy for a representative of the Old Town North business community, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a representative of the Old Town North residential community, due to an expiring term. The Committee meets quarterly at 9:00 a.m.

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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 Jackie Henderson in the City Clerk/Clerk of Council Office at 703 746-4550.

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