Clean Power Alliance

Position: Board Secretary (Los Angeles, CA)
Application Filing Deadline: Open until filled
Posted: 6/3/19

Board Secretary

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is a new Joint Powers Authority formed to provide electricity services to retail customers in 32 communities across Southern California. Clean Power Alliance is seeking a Board Secretary, which reports to the Director of External Affairs and is responsible for fulfilling all administrative and clerk-related duties for CPA’s current 32-member Board of Directors. This includes maintaining relationships with the member agency Board Directors, Alternates and staff. It also includes document management for CPA’s Board and Committee meetings, preparation of meeting minutes, and logistics coordination. The Board Secretary works closely with CPA’s Executive Director and General Counsel to ensure that public agency meeting procedures and communication requirements (e.g. Brown Act and Public Records Act) are met.

To be successful you must:

  • be able to engage member jurisdictions, understand their needs and solve problems
  • have a high tolerance for uncertainty but know how to bring things to resolution
  • effectively communicate with elected officials and representatives from cities and counties
  • have exceptional attention to detail and diligent organizational skills
  • be familiar with California public meeting laws, such as the Brown Act
  • have a strong work ethic befitting a start-up environment
  • work closely with senior executives and become a team player on a small staff

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