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File #: 2020-0409   
Type: Appointment Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 9/24/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: APPROVE Cynthia Rose for membership on Metro's Westside Central Service Council.
Sponsors: Operations, Safety, and Customer Experience Commit
Indexes: Appointment, Customer service, Ridership, Strategic planning, Surveys
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Listing of Qualifications, 2. Attachment B - Nomination Letter
Related files: 2020-0714
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OPERATIONS, SAFETY AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE
SEPTEMBER 17, 2020


Subject
SUBJECT: MEMBERSHIP ON METRO'S WESTSIDE CENTRAL SERVICE COUNCILS

Action
ACTION: APPROVE NOMINATION

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
APPROVE Cynthia Rose for membership on Metro's Westside Central 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

The individual listed below has been nominated to serve by the Westside Central Service Council's appointing authority for this currently vacant seat. If approved by the Board, this appointment will serve the remainder of the seat's three-year term. A brief listing of qualifications for the new nominee and the nomination letter from the nominating authority is provided:

A. Cynthia Rose, Westside Central Service Council, New Appointment
Nominated by: Third District Supervisor Sheila Kuehl
Term Ending: June 30, 2023

Metro seeks to appoint Service Council members reflective of the demographics of each respective region. Demographics of the Service Council region and ridership where this appointment is to be made are provided with a comparison to the demographic composition of the Council, should this appointment be approved.

Westside Central

The demographics of the Westside Central Cities (WSC) Service Council with this appointment are compared below to the demographics of the region as detailed in the 2018 American Community Survey, and the ridership within the region as reflected in Metro's 2019 Metro Patrons survey:

Race
Hispanic
White
Asian
Black
Native
Other
WSC Membership
44% (4)
11% (1)
11% (1)
33% (3)
(0)
(0)
WSC Region
43%
31%
13%
9%
.02%
3%
WSC Ridership
66%
...

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