Apply for Animal Shelter Committee
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Posted on 08/07/2018

The Animal Shelter Ad Hoc Advisory Committee serves as an advisory body to the County Council for the purpose of working with assigned County staff and advising the County Council on the organizational structure of the Animal Shelter, the appropriateness of the Shelter policies and procedures, and other issues that the Committee and County staff determine are material to the organization and operation of the Animal Shelter.

The Committee will be comprised of seven community volunteers with an interest in Shelter operational models, Shelter best practices, Shelter policies and procedures, and animal welfare. The Committee members shall be individually appointed by the County Council at the September 4, 2018 County Council Meeting and shall serve a term of not more than 540 days. Upon selection, the first meeting will be held the week of September 17, 2018 at which time a Chair and Vice Chair shall be elected. A meeting schedule will then be established with the Committee meeting not less than once a month.

Applicants should submit a one or two-page letter of interest, which includes your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. Applicants should explain why they would like to serve on the Committee and what strengths and/or expertise they have which would contribute to the Committee’s Scope of Work as defined in the Animal Shelter Ad Hoc Advisory Committee Charter. Review the Charter here.

Email your application to or drop it off at the Police Department (2500 Central Avenue).

The deadline for letters of interest is 5:00 p.m. on August 29, 2018.

Questions? Contact LAPD Chief Dino Sgambellone at (505) 662-8227.