Provides advice to Executive Director as requested, meeting on a regular basis if desired by Executive Director. In this mode acts as a sounding board for Executive Director regarding work program, budget development, and fiscal oversignt matters. Advises Commission in development of strategic plan, personnel, and fiscal policies; organizes Commission efforts in these areas, including annual work planning sessions. Responsible for assisting the Commission Chair in regular performance reviews of Executive Director, and for search process and recommendations(s) to the Commission should the Executive Director position become open. Tracks and makes recommendations on overall Commission function; responsible for Commissioner orientation and ongoing education toward enhancced Commission performance. Responsible for identifying the specific criteria needed to build the diverse skills of the commission and communicating those to the people responsible for appointing commissioners.
Members: Robin Grimwade, Tamara Kaufman, Robert Liberty, Carina Miller, Rodger Nichols