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File #: 2017-0770   
Type: Appointment Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/1/2017 In control: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
On agenda: 1/18/2018 Final action:
Title: APPROVE nominee Rosalba S?nchez Gonz?lez for membership on Metro's San Fernando Valley Service Council.
Sponsors: System Safety, Security and Operations Committee
Indexes: Appointment, Customer service, San Fernando Valley Service Council
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Listing of Qualifications 1-25-2018, 2. Attachment B - Nomination Letter 1-25-2018
Related files: 2018-0015
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SYSTEMS SAFETY, SECURITY AND OPERATIONS COMMITTEE
JANUARY 18, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: MEMBERSHIP ON METRO SERVICE COUNCILS

Action
ACTION: APPROVE NOMINEE FOR APPOINTMENT TO METRO SERVICE COUNCIL

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVE nominee Rosalba S?nchez Gonz?lez for membership on Metro's San Fernando Valley Service Council.

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
San Gabriel Valley
50.0%
19.9%
24.9%
3.3%
2.0%
100.0%
San Fernando Valley
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 San Fernando Valley Service Council currently has one (1) vacancy that needs to be filled due to resignation of a previous Council Member. The individual listed below has been nominated by the Council's appointing authority to fill this vacancy for the remainder of the term. If approved by the Board, this appointment will serve the remainder of the existing three-year term ending on June 30, 2020. A brief listing of qualifications for the new nominee is provided along with the nomination letter from the nominating authority:

The demographic makeup of the San Fernando Valley Service Council with the appointment of this nominee will consist of three (3) White members, five (5) Hispanic members, ...

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