Envision Athens has been a transformative process for our community and is unprecedented in its scope, collaboration, and commitment to follow through. There are two opportunities available for further engagement with the Implementation of the Envision Athens Action Agenda.
The Envision Athens Implementation Oversight Committee is seeking three additional citizen representatives for the Oversight Committee and a Project Manager to oversee implementation of the Action Agenda.
The Oversight Committee seeks to add three citizens to the Envision Athens Implementation Oversight Committee. Major community stakeholders such as the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, Clarke County School District, the University of Georgia, Athens Housing Authority, Athens Technical College, Georgia Power, Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, St. Mary’s Hospital, United Way of Northeast Georgia, the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Winterville currently sit on the committee and each has made funding contributions to support the implementation of the Action Agenda.
There is no financial contribution expected of you, nor is there financial compensation for your time. What is expected would be your full engagement for two years with one to two meetings held monthly over the next three months, and then monthly meetings for the remaining 21 months. Meetings will be scheduled to accommodate the majority of the committee members. Inevitably, you may not make all meetings, but because of the importance of this effort, it is expected that you will make most of them.
Currently, there are 20 members of the Oversight Committee made up of representatives of the major community stakeholders noted above. As with the initial Envision Athens Steering Committee, there is a desire that the Oversight Committee members reflect the demographics of our community to ensure our entire community is engaged and all voices are heard as we move through implementation of the Action Agenda.
For those interested in participating on the Oversight Committee, our initial request is for you to fill out the diversity survey found at the link here:
Please contact Sharyn Dickerson with any questions regarding the position.
The Envision Athens Implementation Oversight Committee is seeking a consultant for the Ongoing Project Management of the community-wide, public-private Envision Athens Action Agenda. This contract position is for two-years with an option for a contract renewal at the end of the two years. You can find the Project Manager Scope of Work here or at the link below.
The Oversight Committee has created a selection subcommittee of the current members to review applicants and nominate final candidates for the Project Manager position. The committee will review applications the week of March 12th and complete interviews on March 15th and March 20th. The subcommittee will submit two final names to the Oversight Committee for a final decision on March 29th. If you are selected, we anticipate notifying you no later than Monday, April 2nd. We anticipate the position start date to be Monday, April 16th.
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, March 9th at 5pm. In your cover letter, please include your date of preference for an interview (March 15, March 20).