Food Security Task Force

VACANCY NOTICE

 FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE

Replaces All Previous Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following vacancies:

Vacant seat 4, succeeding Bruce McKinney, resigned, must be a representative of a community-based organization that provides nutritional support and increases the food security of San Francisco residents, for an indefinite term.

Vacant seat 15, succeeding Simon Pitchford, resigned, must be a representative of a community-based organization that provides nutritional support and increases the food security of San Francisco residents, for an indefinite term.

Additional Qualifications: Representatives of community-based organizations who are nominated by the Food Security Task Force may include, but are not limited to, representatives from organizations serving food in the following program types:
• home-delivered meals;
• congregate meals for seniors;
• food banks;
• free dining rooms;
• multi-service agency serving families and youth;
• shelter meals;
• faith-based organizations;
• food retail (farmers markets, grocery stores);
• hospitals and health clinics; and
• members of the public.
No organization shall have more than one representative on the Task Force.

Reports: The Food Security Task Force shall prepare an annual assessment of the state of hunger and food insecurity in San Francisco with recommendations for funding, programs, and policy. The Task Force shall also bi-annually submit status reports to the Board of Supervisors.

Sunset Date: The Task Force shall expire by operation of law on July 1, 2018, unless extended by the Board of Supervisors.

Additional information relating to the Food Security Task Force may be obtained by reviewing Health Code, Sections 470.1-470.2, at http://www.sfbos.org/sfmunicodes or the Task Force’s website at http://sfgov.org/sffood/.

Next Steps: Applicants applying for seat(s) 1-7 and 15 must fill out an application available at http://www.sfbos.org/vacancy_application and email the application to paula.jones@sfdph.org. If you have questions, please contact the Food Security Task Force at (415) 252-3853. The Food Security Task Force will review applications, and refer their nomination(s) to the Board of Supervisors’ Rules Committee for consideration.

The applicants nominated by the Task Force will be contacted by the Rules Committee Clerk once the Rules Committee Chair determines the date of the hearing. Members of the Rules Committee will consider the appointment at the meeting, and applicants may be asked to state their qualifications. The appointment of the individual recommended by the Rules Committee will be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.

Please Note: Depending upon the posting date, this vacancy may have already been filled. To determine if the vacancy for this Task Force is still available, or if you require additional information, please call the Rules Committee Clerk at (415) 554-7702.

Angela Calvillo
Clerk of the Board
DATED/POSTED: May 26, 2016