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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: City seeking volunteers for technology advisory board
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
3/14/2014  12:57:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
David Keyes 206-386-9759
Megan Coppersmith  (206) 233-8736


City seeking volunteers for technology advisory board
Help guide city strategies and investments in technology

SEATTLE - The City of Seattle is looking for volunteers to join the Citizens' Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB). The 10-member board and its committees help guide city strategies and investments in technology and telecommunications.

CTTAB addresses broadband deployment and adoption, mobile and web based services for Seattle.gov, social media, open data, online public engagement, the Seattle Channel, cable TV franchise agreements, Technology Matching Fund grants and efforts to close the digital divide.

The City of Seattle promotes diversity in its boards and commissions. We encourage people with multicultural backgrounds or work experience to apply. We also encourage applications from those who have worked with a diverse population. Applications are being accepted through April 3, 2014. Apply by sending your resume and a letter of interest to CommunityTechnology@seattle.gov. (PDFs or Word documents are preferred)

Additional information about CTTAB appointments:

  • You must live or work in City of Seattle
  • This is a two-year appointment, potentially renewable for one additional term
  • Time commitment (Five-10 hours per month, depending upon activity)
  • Attendance at monthly meetings (the evening of the second Tuesday of each month)
  • Service to the board expected to begin May 13, 2014
  • Must participate in at least one CTTAB committee
  • Applicant must not be employed by the City of Seattle
  • Must not serve on more than one City of Seattle board or commission

 

For information on the Citizens' Technology and Telecommunications Advisory Board, visit www.seattle.gov/cttab or call Megan Coppersmith at 206-233-8736.

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