Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Members Sought for Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors

Application Deadline is December 8

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill one vacancy on the 11-member Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. Board of Directors, for a residential representative who lives within the Bethesda urban district. The incumbent member is eligible to apply for reappointment.

The Bethesda Urban Partnership is responsible for the maintenance of streetscape and streetscape amenities, the promotion and organization of promotional activities, the Bethesda Arts and Entertainment District and management of the transportation management district.
Members serve three-year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for meetings attended. The Board currently meets in Bethesda on the third Tuesday of every other month at 7:45 a.m., with the exception of August and December.

County Executive Isiah Leggett is committed to representation on all of the County’s boards, committees, and commissions that is reflective of, and responsive to, County residents. Public participation contributes to the work of County government and provides an important service to the community when a variety of issues, concerns, and viewpoints are presented.

Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, gender, geography, disability and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. An application, consisting of a brief cover letter and resume, should be sent by mail to County Executive Isiah Leggett, 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD  20850, or by email. Home and employment addresses, as well as contact phone numbers and email addresses should be included. Applicants should indicate the position for which they are applying.

Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Leggett’s appointments are generally subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications of individuals selected for appointment to groups that are confirmed by the Council are made public as part of the confirmation process.

For more information, contact Beth Gochrach by email or by phone at 240-777-2528.
For Immediate Release: November 17, 2014