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Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board seeks New Members – Jul 28 deadline to apply

From the SDoT Blog — Do you love your two-wheel ride? Are you passionate about making Seattle a place that is safe and easy for people who bike?

The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board (SBAB) is seeking at least three new members.

Consider applying for this 2 year volunteer position.

Who Is SBAB?

People standing with bikes

Created in 1977 by our City Council, the volunteer board plays an influential role in achieving Seattle’s Bicycle Master Plan vision that riding a bicycle is a comfortable and integral part of daily life in Seattle for people of all ages and abilities

Here are a few other tasks that members do:

  • Advise the Mayor and the City Council
  • Participate in planning and project development
  • Evaluate policies
  • Make recommendations to all city departments, including SDOT
  • Meet on the first Wednesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Seattle City Hall

How do I qualify for this position?

People commuting downtown
  • The City of Seattle is committed to promoting diversity in our boards and commissions. People of color, low-income communities, immigrant and refugee populations, people living with disabilities, people experiencing homelessness, LGBTQ people, women and girls, youth, seniors and Native Populations are encouraged to apply.
  • Board members are frequent users of our bicycle network and represent a variety of ages, levels of mobility, diverse communities, and reside in neighborhoods throughout the city.
  • Must be a Seattle resident.

Where do I sign up?

Kids on bikes

Submit a resume and cover letter via email by July 28, 2019 to Serena Lehman at Serena.Lehman@seattle.gov .

If emailing is not an option, send a resume and cover letter via U.S. mail to:

Serena Lehman

Seattle Department of Transportation

P.O. Box 34996

Seattle, Washington 98124-4996

For more information, visit https://www.seattle.gov/seattle-bicycle-advisory-board or connect with Serena Lehman at  Serena.Lehman@seattle.gov or (206) 256-5371.