Literally the first thing I did when I was elected in 2014 was to create a new system for recruiting members to our boards and commissions.
It is a simple application process designed to introduce people to the opportunities we have available and to introduce me and city staff to a broader network of people who may have a passion or skill that we never knew.
It’s working. We’ve had dozens of applications in the past two years, and we’ve placed some of those applicants in key positions. Some of these people I had never met before they applied.
My continued ask: Apply. We regularly have openings to fill and, when we don’t, we want to keep a good list of interested candidates at the ready.
We currently have openings on these board and commissions …
- Board of Health
- Housing Authority
Interested? Learn more and apply here.