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Seattle’s Technology Board in search of new members

August 27th, 2010 by master

Readers, we think you’re among the pool Mayor Mike McGinn and the City Council need to tap into as they seek candidates for the Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB) for terms beginning in January.

Members would help shape city technology and city government telecommunications policies.

The City seeks five new members who reflect a broad range of diversity, professional and community experience. Here’s the information they sent us:

The 10-member board advises City officials on issues of community-wide interest relating to telecommunications and technology, including broadband, digital divide issues, open government and community technology applications, online public engagement, and cable television.

Members serve a two-year term, must reside in Seattle and serve without compensation.

Participation in the CTTAB requires attendance at monthly meetings (second Tuesday of each month) and participation in at least one sub-committee that meets monthly. Board members also attend and participate in infrequent relevant public meetings and events.

To be considered, send a letter of interest and a resume outlining your experience by September 28, 2010 to In keeping with the City’s “Paper Cuts” program, electronic submissions are preferred, though paper applications will also be accepted.

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