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Mayors and Council Members Department Accepting Applications for Second Vice President

Apply by Aug. 7

July 2, 2015
The Mayors and Council Members Department of the League of California Cities® is seeking enthusiastic, committed elected officials interested in becoming the department’s second vice president.
This is a one-year term and the vacancy will be filled at the Annual Conference in San Jose in September.
The department’s Executive Committee comprises a president, first vice president, second vice president, immediate past president (all one-year terms) and state League director (two-year term). The second vice president position rotates annually between Northern and Southern California. This year, the department is seeking applicants from Northern California.

The Nominating Committee will use the following information as a basis for selection:
  • The individual’s professional reputation;
  • The individual’s perspective on city service;
  • Whether the individual has demonstrated a commitment to serving and strengthening the department;
  • The individual’s depth of knowledge of and experience with city government; and
  • The individual’s involvement in intergovernmental activities. 
Office Responsibilities
The second vice president’s responsibilities include acting in the president’s or first vice president’s absence or inability to act. The second vice president also oversees the Mayors and Council Members’ Academy (MCA) and performs other duties assigned by the president.
Application and Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed by the Nominating Committee (appointed by the current Executive Committee). The proposed 2015-16 Executive Committee slate will be presented for vote at Annual Conference. Nominations for the vacancy will also be open from the floor at the Department Business Meeting during the annual conference.
All applications must be received by Aug. 7. Please direct applications by email to Sara Rounds fax to (916) 658-8240. Please call Sara at (916) 658-8243 with questions or to confirm receipt of your application. 

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