Apply Now: Vacant Board and Commission Positions

The City of Dallas has dozens of boards and commissions comprised of community volunteers. These boards oversee important city issues, and often make recommendations to the city council. Each council member makes appointments to these boards, and the qualifications and time commitment vary depending on the board.

There are 3 vacant board/commission positions for District 14. (A recent Dallas Morning News article stated that there were 6 vacancies, but they failed to mention that half of those were in the process of being filled (applications had been filed but not yet approved).)

I am seeking committed, qualified candidates who live in District 14. Below are the vacant board positions. Please note that each requires special qualifications of the applicant. View more information about the time commitment and responsibilities of each board here.

+ Civil Service Board (Adjunct Board)
Applicant must meet the following qualifications:
(1) have a total of at least five years experience as a volunteer or employee with a business, governmental, or nonprofit organization, that has a work staff of at least 15 persons;
(2) have a total of at least five years experience as a volunteer or employee in the administration or personnel functions of a business, governmental, or nonprofit organization; or
(3) have an accumulation of at least five years experience under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection.
Applicant may not be an employee of any other state or local jurisdiction but may be a former employee of the City of Dallas.

+ Judicial Nominating Commission
Applicant must be a member of and nominated by the Dallas Bar Association, OR
Applicant must be a member of and nominated by the Mexican American Bar Association, OR
Applicant must be a member of and nominated by the Asian American Bar Association, OR
Applicant must be a judge other than a city of Dallas municipal judge.

+ South Dallas Fair Park Trust Fund
(view SDFPTF boundaries)
Applicant must be a resident within the boundaries of the SDFPTF, OR
Applicant must own a business within the boundaries of the SDFPTF, OR
Applicant must have expertise in housing development

In addition, there are several vacant board positions that are appointed by the full council. Please note, to be eligible you must own property within the boundaries of the TIF district:

+ Oak Cliff Gateway TIF – 1 position vacant
(view Oak Cliff Gateway TIF boundaries)

+ Cedars TIF (RZ4) – 2 positions vacant
(view Cedars TIF boundaries)

+ City Center TIF (RZ5) – 1 position vacant
(view City Center TIF boundaries)

+ Sports Arena (RZ7) – 2 positions vacant
(view Sports Arena TIF boundaries)

If you qualify and are interested, please email me your resume, the board you are interested in, your special qualifications, a brief explanation of why you are interested in that board, and any other info you’d like me to consider.

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