Urban Forestry Council

VACANCY NOTICE

URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL
 

 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, J. Malcolm Hillan, term expires November 18, 2018, must represent an educational organization involved with tree management (University of California Cooperative Extension, etc.), for a two-year term.

 

Seat 2, Andrew Sullivan, term expires November 18, 2018, must be certified by a professional tree management organization (International Society of Arboriculture, American Society of Consulting Arborists, or American Society of Landscape Architects), for a two-year term.

 

Seat 3, Dan Kida, term expired November 18, 2016, must be certified by a professional tree management organization (International Society of Arboriculture, American Society of Consulting Arborists, or American Society of Landscape Architects), for the unexpired portion of a two-year term ending November 18, 2018.

 

Seat 4, Dan Flanagan, term expires November 18, 2018, must be a member of a non-profit organization involved in urban forestry or other environmentally-related issues, for a two-year term.

 

Seat 5, Meg Lowman, term expires November 18, 2018, must be a member of a non-profit organization involved in urban forestry or other environmentally-related issues, for the unexpired portion of a two-year term.

 

Seat 6, Michael Sullivan, term expires November 18, 2018, must be a representative of the community, for the unexpired portion of a two-year term.

 

Seat 7, Phillip Pierce, term expires November 18, 2018, must be a representative of the community, for a two-year term.

 

Report:  The Council shall report to the Board of Supervisors and Mayor by September 1st each year regarding the state of the urban forest.  The report shall contain a review of the quality of urban forest stewardship and an assessment of how well public agencies and other urban forest managers are implementing the Urban Forest Plan.

 

Sunset Date:  The Council shall continue to operate unless the Board of Supervisors terminates the code section or creates a successor to the Urban Forestry Council.

 

Additional information relating to the Urban Forestry Council may be obtained by reviewing Environment Code, Chapter 12, or Public Works Code, Section 803 at http://www.sfbos.org/sfmunicodes or by visiting the Council’s website at http://commission.sfenvironment.org/urban-forestry-council.

 

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 residents of San Francisco, unless otherwise stated.

 

Next Steps:  Applicants who meet minimum qualifications 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 individual(s) who are 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 Council 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.

 

 

                                                                        Angela Calvillo

                                                                        Clerk of the Board

 

 

DATED/POSTED:         May 31, 2017