The East Bay Regional Park District (“Park District”) must appoint an individual to fill the vacant position on the Board of Directors representing Ward 7 of the Park District. Ward 7 generally encompasses the communities of: Antioch, Bay Point, Bethel Island, Brentwood, Byron, Crockett, Discovery Bay, Hercules, Knightsen, Martinez, Mt. View, Oakley, Pacheco, portion of Pinole, Pittsburg, Port Costa, Rodeo, and Vine Hill.
Individuals interested in being considered for this appointment must submit an application to the Park District. The application must be received at the address below no later than 12:00 noon, Friday, January 6, 2017. Applicants must be over the age of 18, able to establish their residency within the boundaries of this ward, and a registered voter by the day of appointment. A map of Ward 7 is presented below.
The East Bay Regional Park District consists of seven representatives, elected by ward, who are responsible for the policy direction of the Park District. Under statutory procedures established in California Government Code section 1780, the Ward 7 directorship will be subject to election in 2018.
A Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors plans to interview selected candidates between 9:00am and 5:00pm on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 and Thursday, January 26, 2017. Interviews of finalists and formal appointment will be made at a special Board meeting open to the public on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Candidates should be available on these dates for interviews to be considered for appointment.
For further information, please contact Yolande Barial-Knight, Clerk of the Board, at (510) 544-2020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download: Ward 7 - Census Tract Information
Download: Public Notice Flyer
Download: Board of Directors - Fact Sheet
Press Release: Park District to Fill Board Vacancy in Ward 7
Completed applications MUST be received by: 12 noon, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017
Mail applications to:
East Bay Regional Park District
Attention: Clerk of the Board
2950 Peralta Oaks Court
Oakland, California 94605
NOTE: Faxed or emailed applications will NOT be accepted.