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 January 9, 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 Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

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

December 13, 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 January 9, 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 Tuesday, January 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. 

 

Alcohol Safety Action Program Policy Board – one vacancy for an attorney representative, due to an expired term.  The Board shall supervise the ASAP Director.  The Director shall be responsible for implementing the operational policies for the Alexandria ASAP, hiring and supervising additional staff, and controlling all revenues and expenditures. The Board meets at the call of the Chair.

 

Alexandria Gang Prevention Community Task Force – five vacancies: one vacancy for the City Manager or his designee, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative of private schools, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a middle school representative, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a parent representative, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a member from and representing Alexandria Elementary Schools, due to a vacated term.  The Task Force meets quarterly during the weekday evening.  Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Task Force members.

 

Alexandria-Caen Sister City Committee – three vacancies:  three citizen members, due to expired terms.  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 Housing Affordability Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one vacancy for a landlord of residential property in the City, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a real estate professional with knowledge and experience in residential real estate, due to a vacated 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 Renew Enterprises – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term. The Sanitation Authority/Alexandria Renew Enterprises meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Authority members.

Alexandria Transportation Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member who resides west of Quaker Lane, due to a resignation.  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 – three vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Chamber of Commerce, due to a resignation; 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 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: one vacancy for a representative of the business community, due to an expired term; three vacancies for professional members skilled in architecture, planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design, two due to expired terms 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, due to an expiring term ,  an expired term, and a resignation.  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.

 

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee – one vacancy for a representative for Vice Mayor Wilson (must be designated by the Vice Mayor), 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 a change to increase membership.  The meetings are called when appeals are filed.

 

Children, Youth, and Families Collaborative Commission – six vacancies: one vacancy for a community member with experience as parents, guardians, teachers, and/or expertise in early childhood, youth, or general education policy, due to an expired term (to be approved by the School Board); two vacancies for high school students, due to expiring terms (one year term); one vacancy for a City staff member, identified by the City Manager, due to an expiring term; one ACPS member, identified by the Superintendent, due to an expiring term and one ACPS member, identified by the Superintendent, 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for a designee from the Alexandria School Board, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a member in good standing of the CERT Program, 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 on Aging – three vacancies: two citizen members, due to expiring terms; and 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 for business representatives from among recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, one due to a vacated term and one due to a resignation.  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 –six 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 citizen member, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for citizen-at-large, 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 – three vacancies: one vacancy for a member from and representing the Alexandria Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee (current member), due to an expired term; one vacancy for a T.C. Williams student, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring 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.

 

Commission on Persons with Disabilities – seven vacancies: one vacancy for an at-large representative of the business community, due to an expired term; five vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms; and one vacancy for a representative of the Commission on Aging, 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 – two vacancies: one vacancy for the Chief of Police, due to a resignation; and one representative of local education, 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 – three vacancies: 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 citizen member, due to an expiring term.  The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee – seven 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 business community representatives  nominated by the Chamber of Commerce, both due to expired terms; and two vacancies for citizen members, due to expired and expiring terms. 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 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 a representative from the Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association Board of Governors, due to an expired term; one vacancy for Mortar and Pestle Society representative, due to term expiring; one vacancy for Alexandria Society for Preservation of black heritage representative, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a business representative who shall be designated by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, 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.

 

Human Rights Commission – three vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Commission on Aging (current member), due to expiring term; and two vacancies for citizen members, due to resignations.  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 – one vacancy for a minority resident of the City who is not a landlord or a tenant, due to an expired 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; two vacancies for representatives of community groups, due to an expired term and expiring term.  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 – one vacancy for the member representing the Potomac Yard area, due to an expiring term.  The Committee meets at the call of the Chair.

Public Health Advisory Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member who shall not be a health professional, 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.

 

Social Services Advisory Board – two vacancies for parent members, due to expiring terms.  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 – two 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; 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 Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, due to an expired term and one vacancy for the Archaeological Communication representative, due to an expiring term. 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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