April 13, 2016

RAD Seeks Nominations for At-Large Board Member

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PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) seeks nominations for the “at-large” seat on its board of directors. By law, nominations must come from regional economic and community development organizations. The term of office is two years and the member may be re-elected for an additional term if again nominated by a qualified organization.

Interested nominators are asked to confirm the nominee’s interest, then secure a resume or brief biography and send along with a letter of nomination to: Allegheny Regional Asset District, 436 Seventh Ave., Suite 2201, Pittsburgh, PA 15219; or, email nomination to info@radworkshere.org. Nominations are requested by the close of business on Friday, May 6, 2016.

According to RAD’s governing act, a board member cannot be: 1) a public officer (elected official); 2) a public official (elected or appointed official); 3) a party officer (of a national committee, county committee or city committee); or 4) a public employee. In addition, a Board member cannot be an immediate family member of an elected official, public official or public officer; further, a Board member  cannot continue to serve on the board of any organization applying for or receiving District funds, and cannot be an employee of such an organization.

The Regional Asset District was created pursuant to Act 77 of 1993.  The seven-person citizen Board of Directors distributes one-half of the 1% Allegheny County Sales Tex to parks, libraries, cultural and civic entities, and sports facilities.