Board and Commission Vacancies

The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill the vacancies on City of Alexandria boards, commissions and committees. Council will act on these vacancies at the September 12, 2017 City Council meeting. All applicants must complete a Personal Data Record Form electronically via the City’s website no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

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

August 1, 2017

 

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 September 12, 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, August 31, 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. 

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Alcohol Safety Action Program Policy Board – one vacancy for an attorney representative, due to an expiring term.  The Board shall supervise the ASAP Director.  The Board meets at the call of the Chair.

Alexandria Gang Prevention Community Task Force – four vacancies: one member from and representing T.C. Williams High School, due to an expired term; one vacancy for the City Manager or his designee, due to a resignation; one vacancy for an at-large member from and representing the youth of the City of Alexandria, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for an at-larger member from and representing the youth of the City of Alexandria, due to an administrative action.  The Task Force meets quarterly during the weekday evening.  Approximately two hours per meeting are require of Task Force members.

Alexandria Housing Affordability Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the City’s faith community, due to an expiring term; and 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.  

Archaeological Commission – four vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Chamber of Commerce, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a member-at-large, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a representative from the Alexandria Society for the Preservation of Black Heritage, 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 – four vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the business community, due to an expired term; two vacancies for professional members skilled in architecture, planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design, due to expiring terms; and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring 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 a citizen member, 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).  Approximately five hours per month are required of Board members.

Citizen Corps Council – three vacancies: one vacancy for a designee from the Alexandria School Board, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a member in good standing of the CERT Program, due to an expiring 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 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 vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a business representative from recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 8:00 p.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 representative from the Human Rights Commission, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a member who is a practicing physician, 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 an at-large representative of the business community, due to an expiring 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 Policy and Management Team – one vacancy for a parent representative who is not an employee of any public or private program which receives funds from the Children’s Services Act, due to an expiring team.  The Team meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 3:00 p.m.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Team members.

Community Services Board – two vacancies: one for a citizen member, due to resignation; and one for a citizen member, due to an expiring term.  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 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; and one for a representative of the Federation of Civic Associations, due to an expiring term. The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee –  six 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; 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 – five vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Historical Society, due to a resignation; two vacancies for a representatives from Planning District I, one due to a resignation and one due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a representative of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a Visit Alexandria representative, due to an expired 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.

Industrial Development Authority – two vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms.  The Authority meets at the call of the Chairperson.

Landlord-Tenant Relations Board – four vacancies: two vacancies for a landlord or a representative of a landlord, due to a resignation and one due to an expired term; one vacancy for a low-income tenant representative, due to an administrative action (term limit); and one vacancy for a resident member who is neither a landlord or a tenant, due to an expiring term.  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 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 – two vacancies for a representatives from Planning District I, one due to a resignation and one 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.  

Public Health Advisory Commission – four vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, who shall be a health professional and at the time of appointment, derive, or within the previous five years derived, their principal income from providing health care, health services or health-related activities, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a citizen member who shall not be a health professional, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a representative from the INOVA Alexandria Hospital, nominated by the Hospital, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a representative from the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria Steering Committee, nominated by such committee, 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.

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 – one vacancy for a parent member, due to an expiring 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

Towing Advisory Board – one vacancy for a member from Alexandria law-enforcement agencies to be nominated by the head of the agency, due to an ordinance amendment; 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a representative from the Old Town Business Association, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a representative from the Environmental Policy Commission, due to a resignation.  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 Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk/Clerk of Council Office at 703 746-4550.

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