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OFPC Application 2012

OFPC Application 2012

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OaklandFoodPolicyCouncil
2012MembershipApplicationOverview
The
OaklandFoodPolicyCouncil 
(OFPC)isnowacceptingapplicationsforitsfourthgroupofcouncilmembers.ThemissionoftheOFPCistoestablishanequitableandsustainablefoodsysteminOakland,California.TheOFPC’sgoalscovereachaspectofthefoodsystem,fromproductionthroughresourcerecovery,andemphasizehealthyfood,healthyenvironment,healthyeconomy,andhealthychoices.PleasevisittheOFPCwebsitetorevieweachofthegoalsindepth:http://www.oaklandfood.org/mission_goals.TheOaklandFoodPolicyCouncilismadeupofrepresentativesofallsectorsofthefoodsystem,with21membersrepresentingthefollowing“workingcommunities”:
 
BusinessCommunity
 
LaborRepresentatives
 
CommunityOrganizations+Residents
 
RuralandRegionalOrganizations
 
HealthandEducationOrganizations
 
LocalGovernance
OaklandFoodPolicyCouncil
membersparticipateintencouncilmeetingseachyear(onthethirdThursdaysofeverymonthexceptAugustandDecemberat5:00pm).Eachsessionincludesashortfullcouncilmeetingandlongerworkgroupmeeting.Participationisrequired80%ofthetime.
 
Workgroupsinclude:
 
NeighborhoodInnovations
 
CityInnovations
 
RegionalandStateInnovations
 
OutreachandRecruitment
 
FundraisingandFinancing
 
DataManagementandResearchAdultOFPCmembersservethree-yearterms,andmayre-applyattheendoftheirterm.YouthOFPCmemberswillserveone-yearterms,andmayre-applyattheendoftheirterm.TermlimitsTBD.NewmemberswillbeannouncedbySeptember1,2012.
AnewmemberorientationwillbeheldonSeptember8,2012at5:00pm,andnewmemberswillattendtheSeptember20,2012OFPCmeeting.
CompleteyourOFPCMembershipApplicationinSurveyMonkeyhere(preferredmethod):
http://www.oaklandfood.org/home/apply_for_ofpc_membership
DownloadtheOFPCMembershipApplicationinWordformathere:
http://www.oaklandfood.org/home/membership_applications
PleasesubmityourapplicationbyAugust15viaSurveyMonkey,ormailitto:
applications@oaklandfood.orgOROaklandFoodPolicyCouncil39860
th
StOakland,CA94618
PleasecontacttheOFPCCoordinatorwithanyquestions:
Email:epallana.ofpc@foodfirst.org
 
Telephone:510-654-4400x233
 
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OaklandFoodPolicyCouncil
MembershipRequirements
1.
 
Oaklandresidenceand/oremploymentinOakland,orinthecaseofregional/ruralorganizations,stronginterest/investmentintheOaklandfoodsystem.2.
 
Attendanceat80%ofmonthlymeetings(includinggeneralandchosen“workgroup”meetings),plusastrongcommitmenttoworkbetweenmeetings.3.
 
CommitmenttotransformingtheOaklandfoodsystemintoanequitableandsustainablesystem.4.
 
Representationofoneofthefivefoodsystemsectors(production,processing,distribution,consumption,wastemanagement)andoneofthefollowing“workingcommunities”:a.
 
BusinessCommunityb.
 
LaborRepresentativesc.
 
CommunityOrganizationsandResidentsd.
 
RuralandRegionalOrganizationse.
 
HealthandEducationOrganizationsf.
 
LocalGovernance5.
 
RespectforthecomplexityandsensitivityoftheOFPC’sworkwithdiversepartners,andappreciationfortheneedforpersonalandgroupskillsindiversitymanagement,problem-solving,decisionmaking,and“gettingtoyes”.6.
 
Commitmenttoreachingouttoawidevarietyofpeopleandentitieswithinyour“workingcommunity”toensureyouunderstandtheirneedsandwhattheyhavetooffer.7.
 
Commitmenttoworkinginthepublicinterest.OFPCmembersareexpectedtobringcertainexpertisetothetableforthebenefitoftheOaklandfoodsystem,ratherthantodirectlyrepresentanyorganizationstheymaybeaffiliatedwith.
 
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OaklandFoodPolicyCouncil
MembershipApplication
Name:Title:Affiliation:District/Neighborhood:Email:Telephone:Address:City:ZipCode:
Howdoyouidentifyyourselfwithinthefollowingcategories?Checkallthatapply.
BusinessCommunity
BusinessAssociationRestaurantGrocerAssoc.LargeGroceryStoreFoodChain/FranchiseWholesalerDistributorSmallGroceryStoreFoodManufacturerMarketingAgencyWasteMgmt
LaborRepresentative
FarmWorkerProcessingWorkerDistributionWorkerRetailWorkerWasteMgmtWorkerWorkerAdvocate
CommunityOrganizationsandResidents
FarmersMarketCommunityFoodOrganizationUrbanAgOrganizationEnvironmentalGroupFoodCharityOrganizationNeighborhoodAssociationOaklandResidentWorkforceDevelopmentOrg
RuralandRegionalBusinessesandOrganizations
RegionalFarmFarmOrganizationFarmSupportAgencyFarmingCooperative
HealthandEducation
OaklandUnifiedSchoolDistrictCommunityHealthOrgPrivateHealthOrg/HospitalUniversity/CollegeResearchInstitution
LocalGovernance
PublicWorksComm.&Econ.Devel.AgencyHumanServicesParks&Rec.MayorsOfficeMemberofCityCouncilPublicHealthPlanningSSAAgricultureCommissioner
Inwhichsector(s)ofthefoodsystemdoyouhaveexpertise?
ProductionProcessingDistributionConsumption&Marketing
WasteManagement&ResourceRecovery

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