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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is excited to announce the opportunity to apply for membership on Portland’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee(PAC). We currently have 11 seats available for committee membership for a term beginning in January 2018. Up to 6 alternate seats are also available. See below for more information about the PAC, including member qualifications and selection criteria.
Applications will be accepted through November 30, 2017. Selected members will be notified in early December 2017 for terms beginning January 2018.
NOTE: This application is similar to the one used for the PedPDX CAC recruitment earlier this year. If you applied to the PedPDX CAC, you will be given the opportunity to fast-track your PAC application by using relevant materials you already submitted (although the application will not show what you already submitted).
About the Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee
The PAC is a 15-person committee that advises the City on all matters that encourage and enhance walking as a means of transportation, recreation, wellness, and environmental enhancement, and generally works to make Portland a better city for pedestrians. We advise City Council and City staff on transportation issues that affect pedestrians and the pedestrian environment. If these issues are of concern to you, consider applying to be a member of the City of Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
The committee is comprised of a cross-section of Portlanders, including walking and mobility advocates, neighborhood activists, urban planning professionals, and residents at-large. The mission of the City of Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee is to represent and advocate for the needs of pedestrians by:
PAC members are appointed by the Commissioner in charge of Transportation, and serve four-year terms.
PAC members must:
Membership Selection Criteria
The PAC Subcommittee for Member Recruitment will recommend 11 applicants for membership to the Commissioner in charge of Transportation. Up to 6 alternate seats will also be available. Appointed members will serve a four-year term (January 2018 through December 2021).
PAC members will be intentionally selected to include a diversity of perspectives on the committee. Preference will be given to applicants who:
Attend a PAC Meeting
The PAC meets the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are 6:00-8:00pm at City Hall. Members of the public are always welcome.
Anthony Buczek (Co-Chair), Roger Averbeck (Co-Chair), Arlene Kimura, Brenda Martin, Brian Landoe, Chase Ballew, David Crout, Doug Klotz, Elaine O'Keefe, Eve Nilenders, Mark Person, Rebecca Hamilton, Rod Merrick, and Scott Kocher.
Current Alternates: Don Baack, and Gena Gastaldi.
Staff Contacts / Additional Questions
Questions about the 2017 member recruitment process may be directed to Francesca Patricolo at Francesca.Patricolo@portlandoregon.gov.
General questions about the Pedestrian Advisory Committee can be directed to Michelle Marx at Michelle.Marx@portlandoregon.gov.