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Staff Advisory Committees

The City Council has established five advisory committees to assist with legislative decision-making on specific topics. Membership appointments are made by the City of Sunnyvale. Vacancies are filled throughout the year.

You must be a registered Sunnyvale voter to apply for a position on an advisory committee, unless otherwise noted.

Staff Advisory Committee List

Select the appropriate section below for more information about individual advisory committees, including description, membership, links to schedules, agendas and other related programs.

Age-Friendly Advisory Committee

Age-Friendly Advisory Committee Meetings

Held monthly to evaluate action plan progress and obtain input and recommendations on new age-friendly projects or topics.

Contact Person

Tracey Gott
408-730-7365

Composition

Membership is made up of 10 to 12 community members.

Qualifications

Any Sunnyvale resident with an interest in identifying issues and creating solutions to promote Sunnyvale's age-friendly livability.

Term

There are no term limits for this committee.

Members

List pending

Meetings

Second Tuesday of every month via Zoom from 4 to 5 p.m.

To Apply

Email the Senior Center or phone 408-730-7360

More Information

Age-Friendly Project Summary

Sunnyvale Age-Friendly Action Plan

 
Advisory Committee on Accessibility (ACA)

Purpose

The committee provides input to City staff on accessibility issues related to City services, programs and facilities.

Contact Person

Community Resources
408-730-7599

Composition

Committee consists of up to seven members

Qualifications

Members must: represent a Sunnyvale resident with a disability, be a family member or caregiver of a resident with a disability, be affiliated with an agency serving someone with a disability in Sunnyvale; or be an expert in areas related to accessibility issues.

Term

Four years. Members may reapply at conclusion of term.

Members

Larry Kenyon
Rob Tittle
Stan Kulakow
Doris Maez
Thomas Mayer
Tracey Gott, staff liaison

Meetings

Committee meets three to five times per year

To apply
ACA Application Form

Columbia Neighborhood Center (CNC) Community Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Committee advises the Columbia Neighborhood Center (CNC) staff and provides input on CNC's services, identifies community needs and assists with special projects.

Contact Person

Dustyn Bindel, Community Services Coordinator
408-730-7806

Composition

At least seven members from the service area approved by the CNC Joint Task Force, the CNC’s governance and oversight board. The committee includes at least one member representing the following: students, parents, school staff, business members, Sunnyvale residents and experts in areas related to CNC’s services.

Qualifications

Any member of the community who is interested in programs that serve the needs of the CNC service area, (unless that person’s spouse, household member or relative is currently serving as a member on the Joint Task force, employed at the center, serving as a member of the team or providing services at the center).

Term

Two years, requiring about 15 hours of service annually

Members

Lori Abrahams
Vivian Euzent
Karen McGough
Myisha Taylor

Meetings

Every two months, plus participation in special projects outside of regular meetings

To apply
CNC Committee Application

More information
Columbia Neighborhood Center

Teen Advisory Committee (TAC)

Purpose

The committee advises staff on teen interests related to recreation and volunteerism. TAC also coordinates recreation events and volunteer opportunities for teens throughout the year.

Composition

Committee consists of 12 teens from private high schools, as well as local high schools within the City limits. These schools include, but are not limited to, Wilcox, Homestead and Fremont high schools.

Qualifications

Must be a Sunnyvale resident in Grades 8 through 12, between the ages of 13 and 18 and willing to commit to a two-year term on the committee

Term

Two years (June to June)

Meetings

Due to the pandemic and staff changes, we have currently placed this committee on pause with hopes to resume in the Fall of 2021.

Join Us

To be added to the interest list or to ask questions email Teen Advisory Committee.

We will contact you once we resume this program.

To apply
Submit a completed application and one letter of recommendation from a teacher, advisor, supervisor or coach. Applications will be made available online once the program resumes.

Last Updated: Jun 30, 2021
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