Attorneys and medical professionals with a passion for breathable air should know that the North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District is desperately looking for precisely those kinds of people to serve on its board.

Press release from the NCUAQMD:

Garbage air.

The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District (NCUAQMD) Hearing Board has a vacancy in the positions of Attorney Alternate and Medical Professional Alternate. State law requires appointment of Hearing Board members be made by the NCUAQMD Governing Board of Directors.

The NCUAQMD Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial body whose purpose is to hear requests from regulated industry for variance from rules, hear requests for emergency variances at the time of a prolonged upset or breakdown, and other areas of jurisdiction set by the California Health and Safety Code. Membership requirements for the Hearing Board are stipulated by state law and stipulate Members and Alternates consist of an attorney admitted to the practice of law in California, a registered professional engineer, a member of the medical profession, and two public members. NCUAQMD Hearing Board members must reside in Del Norte, Humboldt or Trinity Counties.

Letters of intent with resume are being accepted July 12, 2016 to August 12, 2016 and may be submitted to:

North Coast Unified AQMD
Attn: Clerk of the Board
707 L Street, Eureka, CA 95501

Consideration of this matter by the NCUAQMD Board of Directors is planned for the September 8, 2016 meeting in Weaverville, CA. Additional information regarding the vacancy and applicants will be provided in the agenda packet for this item. Applicant resumes are kept confidential; however the selected candidate’s resume will be part of the public record.