Sugary Drinks Distributor Tax Advisory Committee

VACANCY NOTICE

SUGARY DRINKS DISTRIBUTOR TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 Replaces All Previous Notices


 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following vacancies and term expirations (in bold), appointed by the Board of Supervisors:

 

Seat 1, Vanessa Bohm, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be held by a representative of a nonprofit organization that advocate for health equity in communities that are disproportionately impacted by diseases related to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, for a two-year term.

 

Seat 2, Kent Woo, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be held by a representative of a nonprofit organization that advocate for health equity in communities that are disproportionately impacted by diseases related to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, for a two-year term.

 

Seat 3, Joi Jackson-Morgan, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be held by a representative of a nonprofit organization that advocate for health equity in communities that are disproportionately impacted by diseases related to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, for a two-year term.

 

Seat 4, Roberto Ariel Vargas, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be an individual who is employed at a medical institution in San Francisco and who has experience in the diagnosis or treatment of, or in research or education about, chronic and other diseases linked to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, for a two-year term.

 

Seat 5, Jonathan Butler, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be an individual who is employed at a medical institution in San Francisco and who has experience in the diagnosis or treatment of, or in research or education about, chronic and other diseases linked to the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, for a two year-term.

 

Seat 6, Areeya Chanandech, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be a person who is under 19 years old at the time of appointment and who may be a member of the Youth Commission, nominated by the Youth Commission and appointed by the Board of Supervisors, for a two-year term.  (Note: If the person is under legal voting age and unable to be an elector for that reason, the person may hold this seat, but upon reaching legal voting age, the person shall relinquish the seat unless he or she becomes an elector, in which case the person shall retain the seat.)*

 

Seat 15, Janna Cordeiro, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be a parent or guardian of a student enrolled in the San Francisco Unified School District at the time of appointment, nominated by the San Francisco Unified School District's Parent Advisory Council, and appointed by the Board of Supervisors, for a two-year term.  (Note: If at any time the Parent Advisory Council declines to nominate a member to a vacant seat for 60 days or longer, the Board of Supervisors may appoint a member of the public to fill the seat until next vacancy occurs.)

 

Seat 16, Lyra Ng, term expiring December 31, 2018, must be a person with experience or expertise in services and programs for children five years old and under, for a two-year term.

 

Report:  Starting in 2018, by March 1 of each year, the Advisory Committee shall submit to the Board of Supervisors and the Mayor a report that (a) evaluates the impact of the Sugary Drinks Distributor Tax on beverage prices, consumer purchasing behavior, and public health, and (b) makes recommendations regarding the potential establishment and/or funding of programs to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages in San Francisco. Within 10 days after the submission of the report, the City Administrator shall submit to the Board of Supervisors a proposed resolution for the Board to receive the report.

 

Sunset Date:  December 31, 2028.                                             

 

Additional information relating to the Sugary Drinks Distributor Tax Advisory Committee may be obtained by reviewing Administrative Code, Chapter 5, Article XXXIII, Sections 5.33-1 through 5.33-6, at http://www.sfbos.org/sfmunicodes, added by Proposition V (2016).

 

Interested persons may also obtain more information from the Sugary Drinks Distributor Tax Advisory Committee website at http://sftreasurer.org/sugary-drinks-tax-frequently-asked-questions-faq or by contacting Jack Gallagher in the City Administrator’s Office at (415) 554-4851.

 

*Youth interested in applying to Seat 6 may also obtain more information from the Youth Commission website at http://sfgov.org/youthcommission or by contacting Director  Adele Failes-Carpenter at (415) 554-6446.

 

Next Steps:  Applicants who meet minimum qualifications, and have received a letter of nomination (for seats 6 and 15), 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 applicant(s) may be asked to state their qualifications.  The appointment(s) of the individual(s) who are recommended by the Rules Committee will be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.

 

Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors’ website at http://www.sfbos.org/vacancy_application or from the Rules Committee Clerk, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689.  Completed applications should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board.  All applicants must be U.S. citizens, and, unless otherwise stated, residents of San Francisco.

 

[Please see also the Supplemental Questionnaire below.]

 

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

 

Further Note:  Additional seats on this body may be available through other appointing authorities, including the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (seat 7), Board of Education (seats 8 and 9), Department of Public Health (seats 10 through 12), Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (seat 13), and Recreation and Park Department (seat 14).

 

 

 

                                                                        Angela Calvillo

                                                                        Clerk of the Board

                                                             

 

DATED/POSTED:  June 13, 2017

UPDATED:  November 1, 2017

 

 Supplemental Questionnaire

 

 

  1. Please describe the experience you have in researching public health issues or evaluating public health programs related to diabetes, obesity, and sugary drink consumption, if applicable.

     

     

  2. Please describe your experience in early childhood nutrition education, if applicable.

     

     

  3. Please describe the ways in which sugary drinks impact diverse communities across San Francisco.

     

     

  4. Please describe your experience in community-based outreach.