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 May 9, 2017 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 Thursday, April 27, 2017. Applications received after this deadline will not be forwarded to City Council.

Page updated on Apr 25, 2017 at 9:50 AM


Alexandria–Caen Sister Cities Committee – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Committee meets on the second Monday at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month is required of Committee members.

 

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 expired 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. 

 

Alexandria Transportation Commission – one vacancy for a Traffic and Parking Board representative, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.  Approximately two hours per month is required of each member of the Commission.

 

Archaeological Commission – three vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Chamber of Commerce, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a Planning District III representative, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for an Alexandria Historical Society representative, due to an expiring 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. 

 

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.

 

Board of Architectural Review – Parker-Gray District – one vacancy for an Architect representative, due to an expiring term. The Board meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. (except in August when they are on recess.)  Approximately five hours per month are required of Board members.  

Board of Zoning Appeals - one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation. The Board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Approximately five hours per month are required of board members.

Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission – one vacancy for a member who shall be a high school student representative, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Citizen Corps Council – 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 for Women – one vacancy for citizen member, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Commission on Aging – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member who is 60+ years of age, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a Commission for Women representative, due to an expiring 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 – one vacancy for a business representative from among recognized area businesses, including minority-owned and small businesses, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:00 a.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on HIV/AIDS – four 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 member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to change in commission composition by ordinance change. 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. 

   

Community Criminal Justice Board – three vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for the Director of the Court Services Unit, due to an expiring term; and one administrator of the Community Services Board, due to a resignation. 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 – four 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; one vacancy for a representative of the Emergency Nurses Association from Alexandria Hospital, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a representative of a nursing home located in the City, due to a resignation. The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

Environmental Policy Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  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 – ten vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, due to an expired 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; one vacancy for a Masonic Fraternity representative, due to a resignation; 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 – eight 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 representative from Planning District II, due to an expiring 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; one vacancy for Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission representative, due to an expiring 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.

 

Human Rights Commission – three vacancies for citizen members, all due to expiring terms.  The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

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 – five vacancies: one vacancy for a representative from law enforcement and firefighting personnel, due to an expiring term; 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 an expiring term; 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; one vacancy for a representative of a community group, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a representative of broadcast and print media, due to an expired term.  The Committee meets quarterly at the call of the chair.  Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Committee members.    

 

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

 

Public Health Advisory Commission - one vacancy for a physician practicing in the City, nominated by the Medical Society of Northern Virginia, due to an expiring term. The Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Public Records Advisory Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term. The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Sister Cities Committee - one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a client member, due to an expiring term; and 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.

 

Waterfront Commission – one vacancy for a citizen representative who resides East of Washington Street and South of King Street, due to an expiring term.  The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of the 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 Jackie Henderson in the City Clerk/Clerk of Council Office at 703 746-4550.



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