Board and Commission Vacancies

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT GLORIA SITTON AT 703 746-4550 October 15, 2018 The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants for vacancies on City of Alexandria boards, commissions, and committees. 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 Friday, November 2, 2018.

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

October 15, 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 November 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 Friday, November 2, 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 – 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 – three vacancies: one vacancy for a Commission on Aging representative, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a financial professional with knowledge and experience in the field of finance, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a representative of the City’s small business community, including the retail, restaurant, or hospitality sectors, 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-Caen Sister City Committee – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired term. 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. 

 

Archaeological Commission – one vacancy for a business community representative, 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 Design Advisory Committee – one vacancy for a professional member skilled in architecture, planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design, due to a resignation. 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 – one vacancy for a citizen member, 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. There are no meetings during July and August.

 

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee - 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.

 

Building Code Board of Appeals – 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 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.

 

Citizen Corps Council – four vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired term; 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; and one vacancy for a Medical Reserve Corps representative, 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.

 

Children, Youth, and Families Collaborative Commission – four vacancies: one vacancy for a community member with expertise in children, youth and family issues, public safety, medical/health related profession or non-profit experience who is a young adult, due to a resignation; two vacancies for community members with experience as a parent, guardian, teacher, and/or with expertise in early childhood, youth, or general education policy, due to resignations; and one vacancy for a community member with expertise in children, youth, and family issues, public safety, medical/health related profession or non-profit experience, due to a resignation.  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.

 

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 – three vacancies: two vacancies for business representatives from among recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, due to expired terms; one vacancy for a citizen at-large member, due to an expired 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: 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; four vacancies for citizen members, due to an expiring term and expired terms; and one vacancy for a student who currently attends any school in the City, due to an expired 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 – five vacancies: one vacancy for a T.C. Williams student, due to an expired term; and four vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms.  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.

 

Commission on Persons with Disabilities – one vacancy for a representative of the business community (one from the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce), 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 Criminal Justice Board – four vacancies: one vacancy for the Chief of Police, due to a resignation; one representative of local education to be nominated by Superintendent of Schools, due to an expired term; and two vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms.  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. 

 

Economic Opportunities Commission – four vacancies:  two vacancies for members who shall be representatives of the poor certified by the Commission, due to resignations; and two members who shall be representatives of business industry, labor, religious, welfare, or other private groups and interests certified by the Commission.  All applications must be certified by the Commission before being recommended to Council for appointment.  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 – one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Red Cross, due to a resignation.  The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

Environmental Policy Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a member from the field of urban planning, 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 – six 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; and one vacancy for a member nominated by the Federation of Civic Associations, due to a resignation.  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.

 

Historic Alexandria Resources Commission – six 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 a Alexandria Society for Preservation of Black Heritage representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from Planning District III, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a representative for the Alexandria Historical Society, 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 & 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.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

 

Industrial Development Authority – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Authority meets at the call of the Chairperson.

 

Landlord-Tenant Relations Board – one vacancy for a landlord representative, 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.

 

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. 

Park and Recreation Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a high school youth of the City, 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 Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members.

Public Health Advisory Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, who is 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 a resignation.  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.

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

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