The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) is currently seeking to appoint an Advisory Council Member in the Public Health category and Conservation Organization category. Please consider applying and/or forwarding this message to those who may be interested. The position closes on Friday, October 19, 2012.
ABOUT THE AIR DISTRICT
The Air District is a regional government agency, committed to achieving clean air to protect the public’s health and the environment. The Air District accomplishes this goal through regulation of industrial facilities and various outreach and incentive programs designed to encourage clean air choices.
The Air District’s jurisdiction encompasses all of seven counties – Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Napa, and portions of two others – southwestern Solano and southern Sonoma.
ABOUT THE ADVISORY COUNCIL
The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise and consult with the Board of Directors and the Air Pollution Control Officer (APCO) on issues related to air pollution emissions control and the environment. This includes studying and making recommendations on specific matters referred to the Advisory Council from the Board of Directors or the APCO, including the technical, social, economic and environmental aspects of matters being addressed by the Air District. The Council also may identify areas of interest for exploration and study.
The Advisory Council consists of 20 members who live in the Bay Area and bring a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise to the discussion of air quality issues. The 20 members must include at least three representatives of public health agencies, at least four representatives of private organizations active in conservation or protection of the environment within the Air District’s jurisdiction, and at least one representative of colleges or universities in the state and at least one representative of each of the following groups within the Air District’s jurisdiction: regional park district, park and recreation commissions or equivalent agencies of any city, mass public transportation system, agriculture, industry, community planning, transportation, registered professional engineers, general contractors, architects, and organized labor.
For more information, please see: http://www.baaqmd.gov/Divisions/Human-Resources/Employment/NEOGOV-JobOp.aspx