Food Security Task Force

VACANCY NOTICE

 FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE

Replaces All Previous Notices

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following seat information and term expirations (in bold), appointed by the Board of Supervisors. 
 

Seat 1, Karen Gruneisen, 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.

 

Seat 2, Anne Quaintance, 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 3, succeeding Teresa Olle, 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.


Seat 4, Chester Williams, 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.

 

Seat 5, Ryan Thayer, 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.

 

Seat 6, Hilary Seligman, 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 7, succeeding Charles Sommer, 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 8, succeeding Leo O’Farrell, resigned, must be a representative from the Department of Human Services of the Human Services Agency, for an indefinite term.

 

Seat 9, Linda Lau, must be a representative from the Department of Aging and Adult Services of the Human Services Agency, for an indefinite term.

 

Seat 10, Priti Rane, must be a representative from the Department of Public Health-Nutrition Services, for an indefinite term.

 

Seat 11, Paula Jones, must be a representative from the Department of Public Health-Office of Food Systems, for an indefinite term.

 

Seat 12, Michelle Kim, must be a representative from the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families, for an indefinite term.

 

Vacant Seat 13, succeeding Mei Ling Hui, resigned, must be a representative from the Department of Environment Urban Agriculture, for an indefinite term.

 

Seat 14, Orla O’Keeffe, must be a representative from the San Francisco Unified School District, for an indefinite term.

 

Seat 15, Geoffrey Grier, 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 QualificationsRepresentatives of community-based organizations, who must be 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(s) at the meeting, and applicants may be asked to state their qualifications.  The appointment(s) of the individual(s) recommended by the Rules Committee will be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.

 

Please Note:  Depending upon the posting date, a vacancy may have already been filled.  To determine if a vacancy for this Task Force is still available, or if you require additional information, please call the Rules Committee Clerk at (415) 554-5184.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                        Angela Calvillo

                                                                        Clerk of the Board

 

 

DATED/POSTED:  December 22, 2017