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File #: 2015-0812   
Type: Motion / Motion Response Status: Consent Calendar
File created: 6/3/2015 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 7/23/2015 Final action: 7/23/2015
Title: SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) approving nominees for membership on Metro's Gateway Cities, San Fernando Valley, and San Gabriel Valley Service Councils.
Sponsors: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
Indexes: Appointment, Gateway Cities (Southeast LA County) Service Council, Gateway Cities Council of Governments, Motion / Motion Response, Safety and security, San Fernando, San Fernando Valley Service Council, San Gabriel Valley Service Council, Security, System safety
Attachments: 1. Attachment A: New Appointees Biographies and LIsting of Qualifications, 2. Attachment B: Appointing Authority Nomination Letters
Meeting_Body
SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
JULY 16, 2015


Subject/Action
SUBJECT: MEMBERSHIP ON METRO SERVICE COUNCILS

ACTION: APPROVE NOMINEES FOR APPOINTMENT TO METRO SERVICE COUNCILS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED (5-0) approving nominees for membership on Metro's Gateway Cities, San Fernando Valley, and San Gabriel Valley Service Councils.

Issue
ISSUE

Each Metro Service Council is comprised of nine Representatives that serve a term of three years; terms are staggered so that the terms of three of each Council's nine members expire annually on June 30. Incumbent Representatives can serve additional terms if re-nominated by the nominating authority and confirmed by the Metro Board.

Discussion
DISCUSSION

Metro seeks to appoint Service Council members reflective of the demographics of each respective region. The 2010 Census demographics of each of the Service Council regions are as follows:

% Sector Total
Hispanic
White
Asian
Black
Other
Total Pop
SGV
50.0%
19.9%
24.9%
3.3%
2.0%
100.0%
SFV
41.0%
42.0%
10.7%
3.4%
2.9%
100.0%
South Bay
42.5%
23.8%
12.0%
18.3%
3.4%
100.0%
Westside/Central
43.5%
30.7%
13.0%
10.0%
2.8%
100.0%
Gateway Cities
63.9%
16.7%
8.5%
8.6%
2.3%
100.0%
Service Area Total
48.5%
26.8%
14.0%
8.2%
2.6%
100.0%

The individuals listed below have been nominated or re-nominated to serve by their respective Council's appointing authorities. If approved by the Board, these appointments will serve a three-year term or the remainder of the seat's three-year term as indicated. A brief listing of qualifications for new nominees is provided along with the nomination letter(s) from the nominating authorities for all nominees:

A. Jo Ann Eros Delgado, Gateway Cities Service Council, Re-Appointment
Nominated by: Gateway Cities Council of Governments
Term Ending: June 30, 2018

B. Richard Burnett, Gateway Cities Service C...

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