Temecula-Elsinore-Anza-Murrieta Resources Conservation District (TEAM RCD) (1 Vacancy; Term of Office Expires November 30, 2026)
TEAM RCD is an independent special district with the mission of promoting natural resource conservation practices, opportunities for public education and participation, and a sustainable quality of life for communities within the District. Under California Public Resources Code section 9150 et seq., resources conservation districts provide important local control for the protection of people, communities, ecosystems, and public and private resources through programs, projects, and activities designed to promote conservation practices. Covering 55,000 acres land, TEAM RCD includes portions of Riverside County within Supervisor Districts 1 and 3. (For more information on TEAM RCD, click here.)
Appointments to the TEAM RCD Board of Directors are carried out under Ordinance 662. Interested applicants must submit a Declaration of Candidacy Form, which is only available in person at the Registrar of Voters, located at 2720 Gateway Drive, Riverside, California, 92507. To qualify and to be considered for nomination, applicants must satisfy the following requirements: (1) be a registered voter in the State; AND (2)(A) reside within the boundaries of TEAM RCD and Supervisor District 3 AND EITHER (2)(B) own real property in District 3 OR (2)(C) have served for two years or more as an Associate Director of TEAM RCD; OR (3) be a designated agent of a resident landowner within District 3.
Applicants will qualify for consideration if they satisfy the requirements in one of the following combinations:
(1) + (2)(A) + (2)(B)
(1) + (2)(A) + (2)(C)
(1) + (3)
After qualification by the Registrar of Voters, applicants will have their information submitted to Supervisor Washington’s District Office for review and consideration for nomination. Qualified applicants should EITHER submit a completed supplemental Third District Committee, Commission and Board Application OR a copy of their resume with a statement of interest for the appointment. Under Public Resources Code section 9314(c), qualified applicants should demonstrate interest in soil and water conservation, generally. Qualified applicants should also demonstrate how their educational, vocational, personal experience and/or community participation will aid in serving as a Director for TEAM RCD. Consideration for nomination by Supervisor Washington may include an oral interview.
After consideration of all qualified applicants, Supervisor Washington will nominate one for consideration for appointment by the Board of Supervisors, which will take place at a Board of Supervisors meeting.
Per Public Resources Code section 9314(b)(4), the Board of Supervisors has sixty (60) to make an appointment, counted from the day the vacancy was created, which was January 11, 2024. Any appointment by the Board of Supervisors will be made no later than March 5, 2024. Once appointed by the Board of Supervisors, the new Director is immediately qualified to be seated by the Board of Directors of TEAM RCD, which will take place at the next meeting of TEAM RCD in March of 2024.
Per Public Resources Code section 9314(b)(4), if the Board of Supervisors does not make an appointment by March 5, 2024, the Board of Directors of TEAM RCD may make the appointment instead.
Emergency Medical Care Committee (1 Vacancy)
Purpose: To serve in an advisory capacity for the Board of Supervisors concerning all aspects of emergency medical care within the County of Riverside. Report its observations and recommendations concerning the feasibility and content of emergency medical care programs within the county in conjunction with cities within the county, other counties, the state, and the United States.
General Plan Advisory Committee (1 Vacancy)
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors has officially approved the 2024 Foundation General Plan Amendment (FGPA) cycle. From Monday, February 5, 2024, to Friday, April 5, 2024, the County will accept submissions from property owners for the 2024 FGPA cycle, providing a two-month window for interested parties to request changes or exceptions to the County General Plan.
In preparation for the 2024 FGPA cycle, the Planning Department has requested that each district nominate a representative for the General Plan Advisory Committee (GPAC). Ideal candidates should have experience in fields related to land use, including construction, real estate, landscaping, or civil engineering. Applicants must reside in one of the Third District’s unincorporated communities: Aguanga, Anza Valley, East Hemet, French Valley, Green Acres, Homeland, Lake Riverside, Romoland, Sage, Winchester, as well as parts of Valle Vista.
The aim is to establish the GPAC by the end of February to begin deliberations on the applications. Meetings for the GPAC will be conducted in-person and online to accommodate members facing travel constraints.
Solid Waste Advisory Council (1 Primary Vacancy, 1 Alternate Vacancy)
The Solid Waste Advisory Council was established by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors in 1981. The role of the Solid Waste Advisory Council includes State-mandated duties of a Local Task Force, making findings, and providing advisory recommendations to the County’s Planning Commission and Board on all substantive waste management issues and solid waste facility land use matters, but also to assist the County and its cities in meeting AB 939 requirements, from the preparation and revision of the Countywide Integrated Waste Management Plan (CIWMP) to reviewing and commenting on solid waste facilities and their expansions for consistency with the CIWMP and recycling goals to the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
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Winchester/Homeland Municipal Advisory Council (1 Vacancy and 2 Alternative Position Vacancies)
The mission of the Winchester-Homeland Municipal Advisory Council is to advise the county on matters including, but not limited to, public health, safety, welfare, public works, and planning which affect Winchester, Homeland, and surrounding areas and to assist with creative problem solving, with the goal of growing into a model city.
Flood Control Commission (1 Vacancy)
The commission’s purpose is to provide for the control and conservation of flood and storm waters and for the protection of watercourses, watersheds, public highways, life, and property from damage or destruction from such flood waters. To prevent the waste or diminution of the water supply and provide for the conservation of all or any drainage, storm flood, and other waters for beneficial use.
Fair Board (National Date Festival) (1 Vacancy)
The Fair Board counsels and advises the Board of Supervisors as to administrative and policy matters in connection with the Riverside County’s National Date Festival. The board currently meets the second Thursday of month and goes dark in August and February. All members serve without compensation and must adhere to the Ralph M. Brown Act. More Information on the National Date Festival can be found at
Anza Valley Municipal Advisory Council (1 Vacancy)
Members of the Anza MAC serve as an advisory body to the Board of Supervisors and advise on matters affecting the region – including, but not limited to public health, public works, welfare, safety and planning. The council's recommendations may be taken into consideration when the Board of Supervisors votes on issues pertaining to this region.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and shall maintain a residence or conduct a business within the boundaries of the said territory. Applicants also must be able to attend bi-monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 pm. Currently, meetings are being held at the Anza Community Hall. All members serve without compensation. Members must adhere to the Ralph M. Brown Act.
Workforce Development Board (1 Vacancy)
The Workforce Development Board shall have the following responsibilities: Provide policy guidance in the development of the five-year local workforce investment plan(Local Plan) and provide oversight on the One-Stop system, youth activities, and employment and training activities under Title I of WIA, in partnership with the chief elected official. Select One-Stop operators with the agreement of the chief elected official. Develop a budget for the purpose of carrying out the duties of the WIB, subject to the approval of the Board of Supervisors. In cooperation with the Board of Supervisors, appoint a youth council as a subgroup of the WIB and coordinate workforce and youth plans and activities with the youth council. Select eligible youth service providers based on the recommendations of the Youth Council, identify eligible providers of adult and dislocated worker intensive services and training services, and maintain a list of eligible providers with performance and cost information, as required in 20 CFR part 663, subpart E. Negotiate and reach agreement on local performance measures with the Board of Supervisors and the Governor. Assist the Governor in developing the statewide employment statistics system under the Wagner-Peyser Act; Coordinate workforce investment activities with economic development strategies and developing business linkages; and Promote private sector involvement in the statewide workforce investment system through effective connecting, brokering, and coaching activities through intermediaries such as the One-Stop operator in the local area or through other organizations, to assist businesses in meeting hiring needs. Serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors on all matters relating to employment and Training not covered by Title I of the Workforce Investment Act.
Citrus Pest Control (1 Vacancy)
The purpose of this board is to effectively suppress the Asian Citrus Plyllid (ACP) populations, which would reduce the risk of Huanglongbing (HLB) transmission. This board is comprised of commercial citrus grove property owners in the Hemet area.
The PCD Control board is comprised of local growers organized to have the legal authority to effectively control, eradicate, or respond to the impacts of invasive agricultural pests and/or diseases.
County Service Area 149 AC (1 Vacancy and 5 Alternative Positions)
The purpose of this committee is to study general specific issues and problems related to the County Service Area 149. In addition, members with advice and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on road maintenance and improvements, budget, and other matters that may affect said Area. The Advisory Committee shall also recommend to the Board of Supervisors an annual budget for County Service Area No. 149.
In-home supportive Services (1 Consumer Vacancy)
The purpose of the IHSS Advisory Committee is to serve as a liaison for communication between the Board of Supervisors, IHSS Public Authority, Department of Public Social Services, and the consumers/clients and their providers (home care providers) in the Riverside County IHSS program. In the course of educating, empowering, and advocating for the IHSS community, it is the Committee’s responsibility to seek out input from those participating in IHSS, incorporate their voices in reports to all stakeholders, and recommend ongoing improvements to the IHSS program.