Santa Fe City and County Advisory Council on Food Policy is Seeking 2 New Members

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September 6, 2017

There are currently two vacant membership positions to be appointed by the Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners.


Santa Fe County is seeking citizens to serve on the Santa Fe City and County Advisory Council on Food Policy (Food Policy Council). The purpose of the Food Policy Council is to improve the availability of safe and nutritious food at reasonable prices for all residents, particularly those in need. The Council is seeking two individuals who can commit to attend regular meetings and community events, have strong community relationships, have skills and knowledge related to food and farming and above all are passionate about building a stronger food system in Santa Fe city and county! Members can expect to assist in engaging and eliciting community input and in studying and recommending policy relating to getting, learning about and growing food in Santa Fe County. There are currently two vacant membership positions, to be appointed by the Santa Fe Board of County Commissioners.

Applicants must be actively engaged in at least one program, service, or business related to hunger and food insecurity or the production, processing and distribution of food. Applicants may reside anywhere within Santa Fe County. A background check will be required.

The Food Policy Council generally holds meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month at 9 a.m.
Applicants interested in serving on the Food Policy Council should submit a letter of interest, resume, conflict of interest form, and Food Policy Council questionnaire. (Please call or send an email requesting questionnaire and conflict of interest form.)

Santa Fe County Growth Management Department
Attention: Erin Ortigoza
PO Box 276
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone: (505)-986-2452
E-Mail: eortigoza@santafecountynm.gov

Application Deadline is Friday, September 22, 2017 at 5 p.m.