Board and Commission Vacancies

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT GLORIA SITTON AT 703 746-4550 The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill the following vacancies on City of Alexandria boards, commissions, and committees. All applicants must complete an application electronically via the City’s website at www.alexandriava.gov/Boards no later than Friday, August 31, 2018.

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

August 7, 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 September 11, 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, August 31, 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a middle school representative, due to an expired term; and 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a landlord of residential property in the City, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a licensed and practicing attorney, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a builder or developer of residential property, 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 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. 

 

Archaeological Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a business community representative, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a representative 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 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. 

 

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired term; and 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.

 

Children, Youth, and Families Collaborative Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a high school student representative, due to an expired term; 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 Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Citizen Corps Council – four 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 citizen member, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a representative of the Crime Prevention Council, or an individual with law enforcement or crime prevention experience.  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 the Arts – one vacancy for a member who has expertise in the arts, including, but not limited to, arts educators, professional practitioners of various art disciplines and professional administrators working in the arts, due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately twelve hours per month are required of Commission members.  Commissioners are required to become involved in various art projects/events throughout the City and serve on at least one committee or task force.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

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 – four vacancies: one vacancy for a business representatives from among recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, due to a vacated term; one vacancy for a citizen at-large member, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a citizen at-large member, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from organization such as educational agencies, organized labor, rehabilitation agencies, community-based organizations, economic development agencies and public employment service, 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 – seven 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; one vacancy for a member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; 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 Persons with Disabilities – three vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an administrative action (term limit); one vacancy for an at-large representative of the business community, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a citizen member, 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. 

 

Commission on Information Technology – one vacancy for a T.C. Williams student, due to an expired term.  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.

 

Community Criminal Justice Board – two vacancies: one vacancy for the Chief of Police, due to a resignation; and one representative of local education to be nominated by Superintendent of Schools, 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.          

 

Emergency Medical Services Council – five vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Red Cross, due to a resignation; one vacancy for representative of the Emergency Nurses Association from Alexandria Hospital, due to an expired term; two vacancies for two citizen members, due to expired terms; and one representative of the hospital administration at Alexandria Hospital, due to an expired term.  The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

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 – seven 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 an Historic Alexandria Foundation representative, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a Carlyle House representative, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a Torpedo Factory Artist Association representative, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a representative from Planning District III, 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 an expiring term.  The Authority 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 an expiring term; and one vacancy for a tenant member.  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 – one vacancy for a high school youth of the City, 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 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.

Public Health Advisory Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, who shall be a health professional and at the time of appointment derives or within the previous five years derived, their principal income from providing health care, health services, or health-related services, 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a citizen member, 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.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Committee members. 

Social Services Advisory Commission – four vacancies: two vacancies for client members, due to expired terms; 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.    

 

Urban Design Advisory Committee - one vacancy for a qualified professional skilled in in urban design, architecture, or landscape architecture, due to an expiring term. The Committee meets quarterly at 9:00 a.m.

 

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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The Nominating Committee of the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership (www.AlexEcon.org) is currently reviewing applicants for the citizen director position on the AEDP Board of Directors.  The successful applicant will serve a three year term, beginning October 1, 2018.  The candidate must have professional experience in one of the following business sectors: Finance; Real Estate; Major Employer in the City of Alexandria (with more than 250 employees); Advertising/Public Relations; Land Use/Development; Attorney/Architect/Planner/Engineer; Information Technology; Retail/Hospitality; Venture Capital or Trade/Professional Association Management.  Any interested candidates should submit a resume and brief statement explaining their desire to serve to the AEDP by Friday, August 31, 2018.  Resumes and statements can be emailed to Stephanie Landrum, landrum@alexecon.org.

 

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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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