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File #: 2015-1224   
Type: Program Status: Passed
File created: 7/27/2015 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 9/17/2015 Final action: 9/24/2015
Title: APPROVING nominees for membership on Metro's San Gabriel Valley, South Bay, and Westside Central Service Councils.
Indexes: Appointment, Customer service, Program, Race and ethnicity, San Gabriel, San Gabriel Valley Service Council, South Bay Service Council
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - New Appointees Biographies and Listing of Qualifications, 2. Attachment B - Appointing Authority Nomination Letters
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SYSTEM SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2015

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: MEMBERSHIP ON METRO SERVICE COUNCILS

ACTION: APPROVE NOMINEES FOR APPOINTMENT TO METRO SERVICE COUNCILS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVING nominees for membership on Metro's San Gabriel Valley, South Bay, and Westside Central 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. Ben Wong, San Gabriel Valley Service Council, New Appointment
Nominated by: First District Supervisor Hilda L. Solis
Term Ending: June 30, 2018

The demographic makeup of the San Gabriel Valley Service Council with the appointment of these nominees will consist of five (5) White...

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