Volunteer Job Description - Policy and Design Committee

Posted by Dan Favre on September 5, 2017 in Advocacy

Get involved with the technical details of shaping Greater New Orleans’ biking future

Bike Easy is assembling a committee of Greater New Orleans residents with diverse backgrounds and expertise to meet regularly with the following goals/responsibilities in mind:

  • to help determine Bike Easy’s external policy positions
  • to create street design recommendations
  • to make strategic advocacy action recommendations
  • to hold occasional “Policy Forums” to solicit feedback from the larger community

Volunteer Member Duties

The committee will meet once a month at the Bike Easy office, on a specific day and time to be decided. Committee members are expected to attend each meeting to discuss the agenda put forth by Bike Easy’s Executive Director and the Committee Chairperson based on input from committee members, staff, board, volunteers, and the public. Based on each month’s specific agenda and projects, committee members will have tasks to complete outside of these meetings. These tasks could range from research to ad hoc meetings with smaller groups. The total time commitment per month is estimated to be 5-10 hours/month (including the monthly meeting). Bike Easy is seeking 10 members to each serve a for the remainder of 2017 and all of 2018. After 2018, terms will be for one year.

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a committee member, we would love to hear from you! Please send a brief explanation of why you are interested, any relevant skills or experience you have, and your specific interest in the committee (i.e. are you more interested in the policy or planning/design aspect?) to Dan Favre, Executive Director, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by September 15th. Applicants are welcome to submit a resume as well.

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