Operations Committee

The Operations Committee is charged with the following responsibilities:

  • Reviewing, at least semi-annually, the current epidemiological trends to ensure the reflective composition of the Commission in accordance with all County, Ryan White and other policy and Planning Council (PC) composition requirements.
  • Recruiting, screening, scoring and evaluating applications for Commission membership and recommending nominations to the Commission.
  • Developing, conducting and overseeing ongoing, comprehensive training for the members of the Commission and public to educate them on matters and topics related to the Commission and HIV/AIDS service and related issues.
  • Conducting regular orientation meetings for new Commission members and interested members of the public to acquaint them with the Commission’s role, processes and functions.
  • Developing and revising, as necessary, Commission member job descriptions.
  • Recommending candidates for committee, task force and other working group membership to the Commission.
  • Recommending amendments to or a revision of Bylaws to reflect current and future goals, requirements and/or objectives.
  • Recommending modifications to Los Angeles County Ordinance 3.29 which governs Commission operations.
  • Recommending, developing and implementing Commission policies and procedures.
  • Coordinating on-going public awareness activities to educate and engage the public in the Commission and HIV services throughout the community.
  • Working with local task forces to ensure their representation and involvement on the Commission and in its activities.
  • Identifying, accessing and expanding other financial resources to support the Commission’s special initiatives and ongoing operational needs.
  • Developing a budget for the operation of the Commission, its staff and operations.
  • Overseeing and monitoring Commission expenditures and fiscal activities.
  • Conducting an annual assessment of the administrative mechanism, and overseeing implementation of the resulting, adopted recommendations.
  • Providing training and education to Commission members, consumers, providers, and the public on fiscal, financial and budgetary matters and operations.
  • Developing and implementing strong and cohesive community networks to provide guidance and advice to the Commission on matters of HIV service delivery, policy and operations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Commission or the Board of Supervisors.

Operations Committee meetings are open to the public and conducted in-person at 510 S. Vermont Avenue, Terrace Conference Room, Los Angeles, CA 90020 (unless otherwise specified). Validated parking is conveniently located at 523 Shatto Place, Los Angeles, CA 90020. 

A virtual attendance option via WebEx is available for the public and Commission members under AB 2449, applicable for "just cause" or "emergency circumstances."  To learn how to use WebEx, please click here for a brief tutorial.

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