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Board & Commission Vacancies

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 April 14, 2015 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 Monday, March 23, 2015. Applications received after this deadline will not be forwarded to City Council. Applicants may only submit an application to one committee at a time.

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee - one vacancy for a representative of an employer in the City who employs at least 100 employees, due to a resignation. 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-Gyumri Sister City Committee – nine vacancies for citizen members, all due to resignations. The committee meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month.  Approximately three hours per month are required of committee members.  

Alexandria Gang Task Force – five vacancies: two members from and representing the youth of the City of Alexandria, one due to an administrative action and one due to an expired term; one City Manager or his designee representative, due to a resignation; one member from a community organization with specific outreach to the Latino community, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a member from and representing the faith based community, due to an administrative action. The Task Force meets quarterly during the weekday evening. Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Task Force members.

Alexandria Transportation Commission - one vacancy for a representative from the Environmental Policy Commission, 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.

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.  

Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission – one vacancy for a young adult (ages 18-21) due to an administrative action. The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of commission members.  

Citizen Corps Council – one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria business community, 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 on Employment – two vacancies for business representatives from among recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, due to resignations. 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 – two vacancies: one member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; one representative of Inova Alexandria Hospital Department of Pastoral Services due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately three hours per month are required of Commission members. 

Commission on Information Technology – four vacancies: one citizen member, due to an expiring term; one T.C. Williams High School student, recommended by the faculty; one representative of an institution of higher education located in Northern Virginia, due to an expired term; and one representative from the Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee, due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the second Monday of every month. Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Commission members.

Community Criminal Justice Board – one vacancy for a representative of the business community recommended by the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, 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.  

Community Policy and Management Team – two vacancies for parent representatives who are not employees of any public or private program which receives funds from the Comprehensive Services Act, due to resignations. The Team meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 3:00 p.m.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Team members.  

Community Services Board – two vacancies: one for a consumer who is currently receiving services, due to an expired term; and one for a licensed physician representative, 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.  

Economic Opportunities Commission – two vacancies for representatives of the poor, certified by the Commission, due to resignations. 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 Emergency Nurses Association from 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 for a citizen member, due to an expiring term; one member nominated by the Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society, due to an expired term; two business community representatives nominated by the Chamber of Commerce, both due to expired terms; one member nominated by the Veterans of Foreign Wars due to a resignation; and one member nominated by the Alexandria 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 required of Committee members.

Health Systems Agency of Northern Virginia – one vacancy for a provider member, due to an expiring term. The board meets monthly, usually on the second Monday of each month, at 7:30 p.m.  Members may also meet an additional evening per month for committee work, and additional hours are necessary for reading background materials that are distributed to members. Most board and committee meetings are held in Fairfax County near Falls Church.  

Historic Alexandria Resources Commission – one vacancy for a representative from the Public Records Advisory Commission, 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 and Preservation Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation. The committee meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month.  Approximately three hours per month are required of committee members.  

Human Rights Commission – three vacancies: two vacancies for citizen members, one due to a resignation and one due to an expiring term. 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.

Local Emergency Planning Committee – two vacancies: one for a representative of broadcast and print media, due to an expired term; and one 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 – two vacancies for Potomac East area representatives (the area east of Route 1 and including Potomac Greens, Old Town Greens, and the Northeast and Braddock Planning Areas) due to expired terms. The Committee meets at the call of the chair. 

Public Health Advisory Commission – two vacancies: one vacancy for a Community Services Board representative, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a physician practicing in the City nominated by the Alexandria Medical Society 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.

Public Records Advisory Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired 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.  

Sister Cities Committee – two vacancies for citizen members, one due to an expiring term and one due to an administrative action. 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 Board – one vacancy for a citizen 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 Board members.

Urban Design Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one for an Old Town North Business representative, due to an expiring term; and one for an Old Town North Residential Community representative, due to an expiring term. The Committee meets quarterly at 9:00 a.m.

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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.