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Apply now!: Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative
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Apply now!: Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative

Hillsborough County, Florida-- The county is seeking nominees to serve on subcommittees of the Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative, which uses data and evidence to come up with ways to reduce violence.

Those appointed to the subcommittees will make recommendations to the collaborative's current Leadership Council. Kevin Beckner is the council's chairman, which is made up of the Mayors of Plant City, Tampa and Temple Terrace; the Hillsborough County Sheriff; the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit’s Chief Judge; the State Attorney and Public Defender; and the School Board of Hillsborough County.

The following five positions are available. Terms last one year:

  • Public Safety/Judiciary Subcommittee
  • Education Subcommittee
  • Faith Community Subcommittee
  • Health Care Subcommittee (includes mental health and substance abuse)
  • Community-based Organizations Subcommittee

Interested in applying? The county has provided the following specifications eligibility requirements to complete the process:

  • On the application, specify the subcommittee of choice. Monthly meetings will be held with the date and time to be determined.
  • All nominees must be registered voters in Hillsborough County.
  • All applicants must sign and date and submit a Standards of Conduct Form and submit with the Questionnaire for County Appointment to a Subcommittee of the Hillsborough County Community Violence Prevention Collaborative by July 25, 2013.
  • Appointments are voluntary positions and members are not paid.
  • Applicants may apply to more than one board, but may only serve on one board at a time, unless specifically approved by the Board of County Commissioners.

CLICK HERE to access the application. Forms are also available by calling the Boards and Councils Coordinator at (813) 272-5826.

The forms can be faxed to (813) 307-3237, or mailed to the following address:

  • Boards & Councils Coordinator,  2nd Floor County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602

Written by 10 News intern, Stefante Randall 

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