FPAC Appointed Member Nomination Form
The Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council connects Philadelphians and their local government to create a more just food system—where all people have the power to access, own and control our food, land and labor.
Join FPAC as an appointed member and help advise the Administration on how to be a better partner in the regional food system. You will collaborate with food system stakeholders, City employees, and other residents to craft policies that will transform the Philadelphia food system.
APPOINTED MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES
Appointed members serve as volunteer (currently exploring possibility of providing paid stipend) individuals on the Council, rather than as representatives of an organization, for a three-year term. FPAC's Membership & Governance Subcommittee reviews the nominee pool and recommends nominees to the Mayor for appointment in June and December. Appointed members often serve on FPAC subcommittees or working groups, contributing on average ten hours per month towards FPAC meetings, projects, testimony, and policy recommendations.
Appointed members have the power to vote on action items and are required to attend 6 voting meetings per year to ensure FPAC meets quorum to make decisions.
Nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council!
Nominee Affiliation (if any)
Nominee Mailing Address
Nominee Cell Phone Number
Nominator Affiliation (if any)
Nominator Phone Number
Please describe in 2-4 sentences your reason for nominating this person to become an appointed member of the Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council.
Identify the nominee's primary area(s) of expertise:
Please choose up to three.
Business Development and/or Entrepreneurship
Community and/or Grassroots Organizing
Communications and/or Journalism
Direct experience with food insecurity
Farming - Rural/peri-urban
Farming - Urban
Feeding their people/family/community
Finance, Accounting, and/or Loan-Making
Food Processing, Distribution, and/or Retail
Food Service, Hospitality and/or Food Preparation (including restaurants and institutions like prisons, hospitals, etc.)
Health and/or Nutrition
Marketing and/or Media Relations
Medicine and/or Healthcare
Public Policy and/or Government
Research and Development - Applied
Research - Academia
Which FPAC subcommittee would the nominee be best suited for?
Please choose up to two.
Food & Health
Good Food Procurement
Workforce & Economic Development
Communications & Outreach
Governance & Membership
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