Mayor’s office seeking two commissioners for Seattle Housing Authority

Seattle Housing AuthorityThe Seattle Housing Authority is currently seeking two new commissioners for the Seattle Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.  Both vacancies are at-large positions.

Established in 1939, Seattle Housing Authority provides long-term rental housing and rental assistance to more than 26,000 people in the city of Seattle. The agency owns and operates buildings of all shapes and sizes on more than 400 sites throughout the city. It is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners.

The Board includes five at-large positions and two resident positions. The commissioners are responsible for approving the agency’s annual budget and setting policy.

Regular Board meetings are held the third Monday of the month. An informal Board briefing is usually held on the second Tuesday of the month. Commissioners serve four-year terms.

The Mayor appoints the commissioners, who are then confirmed by the Seattle City Council.

Anyone interested in serving on the Seattle Housing Authority Board of Commissioners may send a resume and letter of interest to Commission Staff Liaison, Pedro Gomez.

Resumes will be accepted until June 11.