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The Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) Board of Directors is seeking qualified residents of the cities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach or Redondo Beach to serve on its advisory committees. All community advisory committee members have a direct impact on the health and wellness programs and services BCHD provides to the Beach Cities community. Meetings are generally held quarterly and scheduled for evenings. Regular members or advisors serve a two-year term. Youth Representatives serve a one-year term.

The following committees are seeking candidates for committee members:

  • Community Health Committee – Responsible for assessing community health and wellness concerns, monitoring the availability of community health resources, and recommending programs, service areas and business ventures to promote high-quality standards of health in the Beach Cities.
  • Strategic Planning Committee - Assists the board in formulating and fulfilling BCHD’s strategic vision, mission and goals on an annual basis. Additionally, the committee is responsible for overseeing the development of BCHD’s strategic plan, which is updated every three years.
  • Finance Committee – Responsible for budget oversight, audit review, setting investment policies and business plan development. Members are expected to have demonstrated experience in finance, business or banking. 
  • Properties Committee - Assists the Board in fulfilling its responsibility for managing District properties. The Committee Advisors are responsible for policy advice to the Board on property assets; acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of District properties; lease negotiation oversight; and, capital development plans.

An applicant must be a resident of Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach or Manhattan Beach. 

Youth Representatives must be a resident and fill out a Youth Representative Application.

NOTE: Although active community recruitment takes place in the spring of each year, applications for regular committee members are available all year in case a vacancy occurs.

APPLY TODAY: Regular Committee (Adult) Application
APPLY TODAY: Youth Representative Application


Community members and Youth Representatives with questions about the positions or application process should email Charlie Velasquez at Charlie.Velasquez@bchd.org.