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Boards and Commissions

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR CURRENT OPENINGS  
Application Deadline is February 21st

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Area Agency on Aging

Openings: There are two (2) openings on this board. 

Duties/responsibilities Serves in an advisory capacity to the Area Agency on Aging. The AAA Advisory Board helps in the planning, coordination and monitoring of Older Americans Act programs. The Advisory Board also provides feedback on such issues as healthcare, transportation and housing needs; suggest ideas for improvement in services; assist with public hearings, focus groups, the development of the four-year plan and other agency activities and events.

Qualifications needed An understanding of the needs of older adults.

Time commitment Monthly board meetings are three hours and meets the second Thursday of each month; monthly committee meetings are two hours.

Questions? 
For those wanting more information about the board, please contact Eva Jewell, (970) 400-6101, ejewell@weldgov.com

Child Protection Citizen Review Panel
Openings: There are two (2) openings on this panel.

Descriptions/responsibilities – Makes recommendations on complaints filed concerning the conduct of caseworkers of Human Services.

Qualifications needed - Shall be representative of community, demonstrable personal or professional knowledge and experience with children. Shall not be an employee of the Weld or State Department of Human Services. At least one member must be a parent of a minor child at time of appointment. A limited background check is conducted prior to appointment.

Time commitment – Three hours annually; the panel meets when called.
Board of Public Health

Opening: There is one (1) opening for a resident that resides in Greeley east of 14th Avenue in School District 6 or RE-7, which includes Evans, Kersey, Gill and Barnesville.

Duties/responsibilities: 
Members listen to presentations from the Health Department Director and staff on programs and health issues affecting Weld County residents. Primarily reviews and makes recommendations regarding biosolids and septage applications as well as variances for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (septic systems).  Hearings are held related to those applications. Provides recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners, who convene as the Board of Health, as necessary.

Qualifications needed – Any background is acceptable. Anyone with an interest in Public and Environmental Health is encouraged to apply.

Time commitment – One hour per month; the board meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. There is no meeting in December.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the board, please contact Lauren Light, (970) 400-2211, llight@weldgov.com

Building Trades Advisory Committee

Openings: There are two (2) openings on this committee.  One is for a cement contractor with a business address in Weld County and one for a representative of the Weld County Builders Association.

Duties/responsibilities - Reviews proposed changes to Chapter 29, Building Regulations, and make recommendations to Building Division and Board of County Commissioners. The board reviews complaints relating to the administration and enforcement of Building Code Regulations and serves as a communication link between the county and the construction industry.

Qualifications needed – Background in the construction industry or building trades professionals.

Time commitment – Four hours annually; the board meets the third Thursday in April and October at 5:30 p.m. 

Questions? For those wanting more information about this board, please contact Jose Gonzalez, (970) 400-3533, jgonzalez@weldgov.com

Extension Advisory Council

Openings: There are two (2) openings on this council:

*Media Representative
  - is an individual with knowledge of the medi market in Weld County and Northern Colorado who can advise the CSU Weld Extension Office on how to promote its programs to the public.

*Livestock Representative - is involved in a farming or ranching enterprise that includes livestock production.

Duties/responsibilities - Advises CSU Weld County Extension regarding their program efforts and budget decisions. Provides participation in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Extension programs including: 4-H Youth Development, Livestock, Horticulture, Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences, and Nutrition Education. Serves as a communication link between legislators, commissioners and residents.

Qualifications needed - Experience needed varies on position(s) available. For 4-H related positions, the ideal candidate would be someone with experience in youth development. For crop sciences and agriculture positions, a background in agriculture is necessary.

Time commitment – Two hours per month; the council meets bi-monthly at noon.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the council, please contact Keith Maxey, (970) 400-2075, kmaxey@weldgov.com

Weld Faith Partnership Council


Opening: There is one (1) opening on this council.

Duties/responsibilities
- Advises County Commissioners on strategic recommendations from a faith-based and community-based perspective regarding issues of concern. Up to 15 members serve, including geographic representation of the faith community.

Qualifications needed
– The council is seeking a broad representation of individuals interested or involved in the faith-based community throughout Weld County, such as churches, youth groups, volunteer organizations, etc.

Time commitment – Two hours per month; the council meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m.

Weld County Building Code Board of Appeals

Opening: There is one (1) opening for a licensed engineer.

Duties/responsibilities -
Determine the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction. Interprets provisions of the Weld County Building Code but has no authority to waive requirements of the code.

Qualifications needed – Experienced or training in construction industry as a building trades professional.

Time commitment – Two hours annually; the board meets when called.

Questions? For those wanting more information about this board, please contact Jose Gonzalez, (970) 400-3533, jgonzalez@weldgov.com

Workforce Development Board

 Openings: There are four (4) openings on this board:

*Construction Business Representative who is an owner, chief executive or operating officer, or other business executive or employer with optimum policymaking or hiring authority.

*Labor Organization Representative who has been nominated by local labor federations or other representatives of employees; member of a labor organization or a training director.

*Agricultural Business Representative who is an owner, chief executive or operating officer, or other business executive or employer with optimum policymaking or hiring authority.

*Non-Profit Representative of a philanthropic organization serving Weld County or areas within Weld County.

Duties/responsibilities - This board is business-led with a majority of its members representing the private sector and other members representing organized labor, community-based organizations, education, economic development organizations, other state agencies and individuals with disabilities. The WDB is charged with identifying regional workforce needs, developing and implementing systems in response and providing overall direction for Employment Services of Weld County.

Qualifications needed – Diverse, knowledgeable community members who are business owners, Chief Executive Officers and individuals with optimum policy making and hiring authority who actively participate in activities supporting the local workforce system.

Time commitment – Averages four hours per month; general meetings take place on Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. and two subcommittees meet four times per year. Participation on subcommittees is highly encouraged.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the board, please contact Heather Roberts, (970) 400-6752, hroberts@weldgov.com