Board and Commission Vacancies

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT GLORIA SITTON AT 703-746-4550 May 16, 2019 The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on City boards, commissions, and committees. All applicants must complete a Personal Data Record Form electronically vial the City's website at www.alexandriava.gov/Boards.

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

May 16, 2019

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 11, 2019 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 June 3, 2019.  Applications received after this deadline will not be forwarded to City Council.  Applicants may only submit an application to one committee at a time. 

 

Alcohol Safety Action Program Policy Board – one vacancy for a Substance abuse treatment center representative, due to an expired term.  The Board meets at the call of the Chair.

 

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

 

Alexandria Gang Prevention Community Task Force – two vacancies: one vacancy for a member from and representing a community organization with specific outreach to the Latino community, due to an expiring term and one vacancy for a parent representative, due to 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 – six vacancies: one vacancy for a residential tenant in the City, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a representative of an organization that promotes and maintains affordable housing, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a person designated by, but who need not be a member of the Commission on Persons with Disabilities, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a financial professional with knowledge and experience in the field of finance, due to an expired term; one vacancy for  representative of the City’s small business community, including retail, restaurants, or hospitality sector, due to a resignation, and one vacancy for a  planning and zoning department representative. The Committee meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately four to five hours per month are required of Committee members.

 

Alexandria Transportation Commission – one vacancy for a member from the Planning Commission, nominated by the Commission, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Archaeological Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a representative from Visit Alexandria; and one vacancy for a member 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.

 

Beauregard Urban Design Advisory Committee – four vacancies: two vacancies for citizen members, one due to an expiring term, and one due to an expired term; and two vacancies for professional members skilled in architecture, planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design, one due to a resignation, and one 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 – three vacancies for citizen members, two due to expired terms, and one due to an expiring term.  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 Zoning Appeals – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Board meets on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Approximately five hours per month are required of Board members.

 

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one for a chamber of commerce representative, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for at-large member, due to an expiring term.  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.

 

Building Code Board of Appeals – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an administrative action (term limit); and one vacancy for an alternate member, due to an administrative action (ordinance change). The Board meets when appeals are filed.

 

Carlyle/Eisenhower East Design Review Board – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired term.  The Board meets on the third Thursday of every other month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately three hours are required of Board members.

 

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

 

Citizen Corps Council – seven vacancies: one vacancy for a designee from the Alexandria School Board, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Chapter of the American Red Cross, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative of the Crime Prevention Council, or an individual with law enforcement or crime prevention experience; one vacancy for a Medical Reserve Corps representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a commission on disabilities representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative of Alexandria civic associations, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for citizen members, 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 Women – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  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 Employment – three vacancies for business representatives from recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, two due to expired terms, and one due to an expiring term.  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 – eight vacancies: five vacancies for citizen members, one due to an expiring term, and four due to expired terms; one vacancy for a representative from Hospice of Northern Virginia, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a representative from and representing Alexandria Community Services Board, due to an expiring term.  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 – two vacancies: two vacancies for citizen members, one due to an expired term, and one due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the second Monday of every other month beginning in January. Approximately 2 hours per meeting are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on Persons with Disabilities – two vacancies: one vacancy for an at-large representative of the business community, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a Commission on Aging representative, due to a resignation. 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 – four vacancies: one vacancy for the administrator of the Community Services Board, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for the Chief of Police, due to an expired term; one vacancy for citizen member, due to a resignation, and one vacancy for a representative of local education to be nominated by the Superintendent of Schools.  The Community Criminal Justice 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 – four vacancies: two vacancies for citizen members, one due to an expired term and one due to an administrative action (term limits); and two vacancies for a consumers (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 resignations.  The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  The Board is on recess in July and August. Approximately eight hours per month are required of Board members.

 

Economic Opportunities Commission – four vacancies: two vacancies for representatives of business industry, labor, religious, welfare or other private groups and interests certified by the Commission, due to expired terms; one vacancy for a representative for State Senator Adam Ebbin, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a representative of the low income, certified by the Commission, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately four hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Emergency Medical Services Council – four vacancies: one vacancy for an Alexandria’s operational medical director, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Red Cross, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Medical Society who has privileges at INOVA Alexandria Hospital, due to an expired term; and one representative of nursing homes located in the City, due to an expired term.  The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

Environmental Policy Commission –  two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen at-large member due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a member from the Alexandria business community, due to an administrative action (term limit).  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 – four vacancies: one vacancy for a member nominated by the First Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line, due to an administrative action (ordinance change); one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a citizen member that is a veteran, due to an administrative action (ordinance change); and one vacancy for a the city manager or a designee, due to an expired 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 expiring 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 – eight 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 Visit Alexandria Board of Governors, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a Alexandria Society for Preservation of Black Heritage representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from Planning District I, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a Christ Church representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from Old Presbyterian Meeting House, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from the George Washington Masonic Memorial, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a planning district II representative, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.   Approximately two hours per month are required of Commission members, subcommittee meetings may require additional hours of service.   

 

Landlord-Tenant Relations Board – two vacancies: one vacancy for a landlord representative, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a low-income tenant, due to a resignation.  The Board meets on 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: two vacancies for a representative of broadcast or print media, one due to a resignation, and one due to an expiring 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. 

Potomac Yard Design Advisory Committee – three vacancies: one vacancy for a business community representative, due to an expired term; one member representing civic associations within Potomac Yard, due to an administrative action (ordinance amendment); one vacancy for a Potomac east area representative, due to an expired term; one Potomac Yard area representative, due to an expired term. The committee meets at the call of the Chair.

Public Health Advisory Commission – three vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Community Services Board, nominated by the Board, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a dentist practicing in the City nominated by the Northern Virginia Dental Society, due to an expired term; and 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 – two vacancies for a citizen member, due to an expired term, and one 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.

Real Estate Assessments Review Board – two vacancies for citizen at-large positions, due to expiring terms.  The Board meets three times per week from June through December at the call of the Chairman.

Sister Cities Committee – three vacancies for citizen members, due to expired terms and one due to a resignation.  The committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m., and participates in the Christmas Walk and Scottish Games.

Social Services Advisory Commission – four vacancies: 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.

Towing Advisory Board – five vacancies: two vacancies for members from Alexandria law-enforcement agencies to be nominated by the head of the agency, one due to an ordinance amendment, and one due to an expiring term; 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 expired term; and two vacancies for members representing licensed towing and recovery operators doing business in the City of Alexandria, one due to an ordinance amendment, and one due to an expiring term.  The Board meets annual at the call of the Chair.   

 

Waterfront Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen representative from park planning district II, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a representative from the pleasure boat lease holders at Alexandria Marina, 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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