Advisory Committee Vacancies

COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS

Advisory Committee Application Form

Equity and Access Committee Application Form

Climate Action Committee Application Form

Planning Commission Advisory Committee Application Form

Advisory Committee application forms and committee vacancy notices are also available in the Board of Commissioners office of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

DATE:            July 27, 2020

 

CONTACT:   Leah Edelman, (541) 682-8774

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the advisory committee listed below.  The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues.  Details about the committee and its composition, meeting schedule etc., are listed below.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE:  Makes recommendations to the Public Health Administrator and advises the Board of Health and the Board of Commissioners on matters of public health, planning, policy development, control measures, funding, public education and advocacy; and acts in a community liaison capacity to provide a link between the community and the Public Health Division.

 

MEETING SCHEDULE:  Second Monday of the month from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

VACANCIES: 1 position designated to be filled by an at-large community member, “informed on and interested in public health matters”; 1 vacancy designated to be filled by a person “licensed by this state as [a] health care practitioner”.

 

TERM: Both vacancies are for a complete term of four years (commencing upon appointment and ending on 8/31/2024).

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Consists of twelve (12) members with a broad public health interest and concern, not limited to single interests or issues.  Committee representation shall include geographic, socioeconomic, and professional interests. Membership shall include: five (5) persons “licensed by this state as health care practitioners” and seven (7) “persons who are informed on and interested in public health matters”. (ORS 431.477). Public members with diverse backgrounds are preferred.  County employees are not eligible for membership. The committee seeks to have membership that reflects the diversity of Lane County, including but not limited to racial, ethnic, gender, age, socioeconomic and geographical diversity. We also strive to meet the goals set out by the Lane County Board of Commissioners to acknowledge and address the root causes of inequities in Lane County services and outcomes, work with community members and staff to invent or find antiracist policies that can eliminate the racial inequities that exist and use an antiracist and racial equity lens to assess current and future policies and programs.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5 p.m., Monday, August 27, 2020

 

Applications are available on line at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.  You can return your application to the Board of Commissioners’ Office or via email to Kalle Pierce (kalle.pierce@co.lane.or.us).


LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: June 24, 2020

CONTACT: Amber Bell, Interim Planning Director, 541-682-8517

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the commission listed below. This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues. Details about the Committee and its meeting schedule and specific duties are included for your information.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION: This Commission makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding comprehensive plan issues and amendments. The Commission also advises and cooperates with other planning agencies within the state and may provide reports to local government officials on issues concerning county, regional or metropolitan planning. The Commission serves as the Citizen Involvement Program Committee for Lane County on matters relating to land use and promotes public interest in and understanding of the comprehensive plan and of planning and zoning in general.

MEETINGS: Twice a month; generally the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month with occasional special meetings on other evenings.

MEMBERSHIP: Nine (9).

VACANCIES: One (1)

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: At-large position. The Board will make a reasonable attempt to select voting membership from different geographic areas of the County. 


OTHER MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
See Lane Manual 3.575. No more than two voting members of each Planning Commission will be engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit as individuals, or be members of any partnership or officers or employees of any corporation that is engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit. No more than two voting members of each Planning Commission will be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession. Applications will be evaluated for consistency with membership criteria by Board subcommittee. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Applications are available online and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene or at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 N. Delta Highway.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 North Delta Highway, Eugene, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Online applications can be emailed to:  Amber.Bell@lanecountyor.gov


CLIMATE ACTION COMMITTEE

DATE: July 7, 2020

CONTACT: Mark Nystrom, Lane County Climate Strategist 

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from community members interested in serving on the Climate Advisory Committee (CAC). The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on topics and issues related to the policy decisions regarding Climate Change. The CAC may provide input to the Board on agenda items or may propose new policy directives. Details about the Council and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service on the Council follow:

 

CLIMATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE: The CAC is charged with helping Lane County develop the Lane County Climate Action Plan (CAP) and implement actions to meet Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) targets. This work includes:

  • Advising the Board on all matters relating to Climate Action Plan development and implementation.

  • Coordinating with other community groups throughout Lane County.

  • Proactive communication to Initiative Sponsors to improve the coordination of work efforts, align resources, and connect interested parties with technical advisors.

  • Community outreach and marketing of CAP Community Mitigation and Adaptation Actions to community members and neighborhood associations to encourage efforts to complete additional actions.

  • A CAC Annual Report to the City Council that includes CAP Initiatives that were submitted and completed, as well as progress made on Community Actions outlined in the CAP.

 

MEMBERSHIP: The CAC will have eleven members and no fewer than seven members. Each Commissioner will appoint one member with five at-large appointees suggested by staff and approved by the Board. One County Commissioner shall be appointed as a voting member of the Committee.

 

MEETING SCHEDULE: The CAC will hold one regular meeting each month, not to exceed two hours in length. There will be no fewer than nine meetings per year. In addition to regular meetings, members may be asked to attend special meetings and/or participate on ad hoc (special purpose) committees or task forces. Ad hoc committees and task forces may be formed to fulfill a specific function that can be completed in a finite period of time.

 

VACANCY: Ten vacancies, five Commissioner appointments and five at-large.

 

TERM: Commissioner appointed members will serve a one-year term with the opportunity to reapply for two additional two-year terms. The five at large members will serve two years with the opportunity to reapply for an additional two-year term.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 14st, 2020

Applications are available online  and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene. Online applications can be emailed to:  Climatestrategist@lanecountyor.gov

POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD (PHB)

DATE:    July 27, 2020

CONTACT:  Diana Alldredge, Diana.Alldredge@lanecountyor.gov  541-682-3798

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners in cooperation with the Cities of Eugene and Springfield through the Human Services Division (HSD) is seeking applications to fill one position on the Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB):   One (1) Homeless Youth Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The applicants may represent a service provider, a consumer/former consumer or an organization.  The applicant should have lived experience of homelessness, which can be current or former homelessness.

The Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB) provides advice to the Board of County Commissioners and the intergovernmental Human Services Commission with the goal of reducing and preventing poverty and homelessness in Lane County. It assists the development of the delivery of housing and services to meet the specific needs of people who are impoverished or homeless improving their stability. It assists to maximize the allocation of local, state and federal funds made available for this purpose. It serves as the administrative board for the Lane County Community Action Agency and as the oversight board for the Lane County Continuum of Care.

 

PHB tasks shall include: participate in the development of the county’s planning , implementation and monitoring of performance and evaluate outcomes of programs serving low-income and homeless persons; develop and review program polices and priorities; assure the coordination and implementation of a housing and human service system; review coordinated assessment system for service access; review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Human Services Management Information System; review the process for performance improvement; participate in a point-in-time count of homeless persons that is conducted at least biannually; review an annual gaps analysis that is conducted of homelessness needs and services; develop program and financial priorities for the distribution of public funds; assure a collaborative, fair, and transparent process for developing priorities for projects to be submitted in grant applications to funders; and, review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities

 

STAFFING: Department of Health and Human Services

 

MEETS: Monthly, or as needed

 

TERM:  Three (3) years.

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: (15) The Board shall consist of fifteen voting members appointed by the Lane County Board of Commissioners. In accordance with 42 U.S. Code § 9910, the Poverty and Homelessness Board shall be a tri-partite board composed of one third elected officials (holding office on the date of selection); one third representatives of low-income individuals and families; one third members of business, industry, labor, religious, law enforcement, education, or other major groups and interests in the community.

 

Public officials shall consist of one Lane County Commissioner, one City of Eugene, one City of Springfield and one rural Lane County elected official. The Board shall also consist of non-voting ex-officio participants representing governmental agencies and departments that are responsible for housing, employment, health and human services and public welfare and continuum of care grant co-applicants.

 

In addition to the Board members, up to seven (7) Ex-Officio participants are invited to attend meetings and participate in the discussion representing key community stakeholders.

 

VACANCY: One vacancy:   One (1) Homeless Youth Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The applicant may represent a service provider, a consumer/former consumer or an organization.  

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     Open until filled.

 

Electronic Applications Preferred.

 

You can apply online here.

 

Hardcopy applications can be submitted to the Human Services Division located on the 5th floor of the Lane County Health & Human Services Building, 151 W. 7th Avenue, Room 560, Eugene, or submitted by e-mail to diana.alldredge@lanecountyor.gov.

 

Online applications are available on the Lane County website at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer.

To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.

 

For additional information about the Poverty and Homelessness Board, please go to our website at

www.LaneCounty.org/PHB.


COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL

DATE: April 5, 2017

 

SUBJECT:  Community Health Council

 

CONTACT: Rochelle Black, 541-682-4161            

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Community Health Council.  The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on topics and issues related to the Community Health Centers of Lane County, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and also serves as the governing board for the Health Centers.  Details about the Council and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service on the Council follow:

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL: Provides assistance and advice to the Board of Commissioners and the Health & Human Services (H&HS) Department's Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) in promoting its mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to the people of Lane County. The Community Health Council will provide input and feedback to generally advise the development, implementation and evaluation of CHCLC programs, including but not limited to all programs funded through the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care Grant(s). This may include providing feedback and advice regarding the health care needs of Lane County residents. One goal of the Community Health Council is to review marketplace trends and to provide assistance and advice which reflect the economic realities of the marketplace. The Council works with the H&HS/CHCLC's management team and with community leaders to actively engage in long-term strategic planning to build sustainability for the centers.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  The Council has a membership range of 9 to 15.


MEETING SCHEDULE
:  Monthly.  The Council meets the third Tuesday of every month from 5:15-7:00 p.m. at the Delta Oaks Clinic at 1022 Green Acres Road in Eugene.  This meeting location is convenient to bus routes.  Meals are provided and stipends are available to offset transportation and other costs which may be associated with meeting attendance.

 

VACANCY:  The Council is seeking up to five consumer members.  To qualify as a consumer, the candidate must be a current registered patient of the Community Health Centers of Lane County and must have accessed services at any of the Health Center locations within the past twenty four months.  Lane County is particularly interested in attracting consumer members who can represent those who utilize mental health services and/or those who utilize pediatric services.  A legal guardian of a consumer who is a dependent child or adult, or a legal sponsor of an immigrant may also be considered a consumer. In an effort to ensure the Council is representative of the community at large, Lane County is also interested in attracting consumer members who live in Commissioner District 1 (West Lane County), Commissioner District 4 (North Eugene) and Commissioner District 5 (East Lane County).

 

TERM: Four (4) year terms with a limit of two (2) consecutive terms of membership.  When vacancies occur during the unexpired term of a member, the Council may nominate a new member to the Board of Commissioners for consideration for appointment for the duration of the term.  Such appointees shall serve as members of the Council until the end of the terms of the outgoing members, except in the case of vacancies occurring within the last 6 months of a term, which shall be for the remaining term of the vacancy plus 4 years.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled.

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