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.