Anyone interested in serving on one of these vacant CAC seats, please apply by completing this form no later than 12pm on March 4, 2024.
NOTE: this application is a public document and will be available for review upon request. Ava may choose to interview final candidates.
Ava service area resident or business owner who has actively owned and/or operated a business within Ava's service area for a period of at least 5 years prior to appointment and shall do so for the entire period of appointment. The service area includes the Cities of Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Lathrop, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, Stockton, Tracy, and Union City, as well as unincorporated Alameda County. Applicants must reside or own and/or operate a business within the specific CAC Service Area Region for which they are applying (e.g., applicants seeking appointment to the seat representing the CAC's Eastern Service Area Region must reside or own and/or operate a business within the cities of Dublin, Pleasanton, or Livermore). Applicants will be considered with an interest in maintaining diversity of representation by geography, population, work experience and community.
3. Applicants should be committed to serving on the CAC and attending regular, monthly meetings. Members are eligible to receive a stipend for each meeting they attend. Meetings will generally take place in the early evening hours and CAC members will help plan meeting agendas. Members of the CAC will serve staggered two-year terms (the first term of three of the members shall be one year, and two years thereafter), which may be renewed. Members may serve a maximum of four (4) terms for a total of eight (8) years. No appointee to the CAC shall serve more than a total of eight (8) years.
4. Applicants with potential conflicts of interest that may hinder effective participation in the CAC are discouraged from applying. All applicants will be reviewed for conflicts of interest by Ava staff.
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