Board and Commission Vacancies

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT JACKIE HENDERSON AT 703 746-4550 May 3, 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 June 13, 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, May 25, 2017.

Page updated on May 18, 2017 at 3:53 PM


 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 Task Force two vacancies: one member from and representing T.C. Williams High School, due to an expired term; and one City Manager or his designee representative, due to a resignation. 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 – 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. 


Alexandria Transportation Commission – one vacancy for a citizen residing West of Quaker Lane, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.  Approximately two hours per month is required of each member of the Commission.

 

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 expiring term; one vacancy for a representative from the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology, due to an resignation; and one vacancy for an Alexandria Historical Society 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 Urban Design Advisory Committee – four vacancies: one vacancy from the professional community skilled in architecture, planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design, due to an expiring term; two vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms; and one vacancy for a representative of the business community, due to an expired 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: one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; and one for a citizen member, due to 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.


Board of Architectural Review – Old and Historic District –
two vacancies for two citizen members, due to expiring terms. The Board meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. (except in August when they are on recess.) Approximately 10 hours per month are required of Board members. 

 

Board of Zoning Appeals – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Board members.

 

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee – one vacancy for a citizen 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 – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term. The Board meets when appeals are filed

 

Citizen Corps Council – one vacancy for a designee from the Alexandria School Board, due to a resignation. 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 – three vacancies for citizen members, due to expiring terms.  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 Aging – three vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of a supportive service provider, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for an individual with leadership experience in a volunteer organization, due to an expiring term; 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 – one vacancy for a business representative from among recognized area businesses, including minority-owned and small businesses, due a term limit.  The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:00 a.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on HIV/AIDS – three 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; 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. 

 

Community Criminal Justice Board – one vacancy for a representative of local education to be nominated by the Superintendent of the Schools, due to an expiring 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.

 

Community Services Board – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation. 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 Alexandria’s Operational Medical Director, due to an expiring term; 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. The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

Environmental Policy Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Commission meets for a work session on the first Monday of each 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 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 – four vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Historical Society, due to a resignation; 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; 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.

 

Human Rights Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a current representative from the Economic Opportunities Commission, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  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 – three vacancies: two vacancies for a landlord or a representative of a landlord, due to a resignation and one due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a low-income tenant representative, due to an administrative action (term limit).  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 – four 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 two vacancies for representatives of broadcast and print media, one due to an expiring term and one 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 – one vacancy for a representative from Planning District I, 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 representative of the Alexandria Community Services Board, nominated by the Board.  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 – one vacancy for a citizen member, 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. 

 

Social Services Advisory Board – one vacancy for a client 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.

 

Waterfront Commission – one vacancy for a representative from the Old Town Business Association, 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 Jackie Henderson in the City Clerk/Clerk of Council Office at 703 746-4550.

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