Boards & Commissions
BCC's are beginning to meet again. Until further notice and direction from the City Manager's Office, all meetings are to be conducted remotely through technological means (i.e., Microsoft Teams). Members of the public may listen in on the meetings from a computer, tablet or phone. To access the meeting, go to the agenda for the meeting you are interested in, and click on the meeting link. See screenshot below for example of login instructions if BCC is using Microsoft Teams:
Commission on Food Security, Heritage, and Economy (CFSHE)
The CFSHE shall have the following functions and purposes, to the extent that they are consistent with the City's strategic plan:
(a) Advising the Mayor and Council on matters relating to food security, food heritage, and the food economy.
(b) Providing a common forum to the member organizations for discussion and coordination of activities.
(c) Fostering cooperation and efficiency among the member organizations.
(d) Developing food access, food security, nutrition, and economic development goals and targets; liaison with other U.S. and international communities to identify best practices; recommending strategies to meet those goals and targets; and identifying potential funding or other resources to implement those strategies.
(e) Promoting ideas, practices, and programs to increase access to healthy foods, increase demand and markets for locally-produced foods, improve local food distribution, reduce food waste, expand composting and other uses of food waste, expand food industry job opportunities, and expand food entrepreneur support.
(f) Evaluating City policies and regulations for their impact on local food production, food access and security, and nutrition, and making recommendations to improve such policies and regulations.
(g) At the discretion and express direction of the Mayor and Council, assuming and undertaking such other tasks or duties as would facilitate the goals and objectives of the Commission.
** 8-year term limit **
3) Maximum Number of Members
4) Meeting Location
To be provided
5) Meeting Time
Meets as Required
6) Information Sheet
|Ms. Loni Anderson||Member||Mayor and Council||Pima County Health Department Nominee|
|Mr. Ryan Clark||Member||Mayor and Council||Local First Arizona Nominee - Representing local restaurants/stores purchasing locally grown foods.|
|Ms. Joy Hought||Member||Mayor and Council||Native Seeds/SEARCH Nominee|
|Ms. Kara Jones||Member||Mayor and Council||Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Nominee|
|Dr. Daniel McDonald||Member||Mayor and Council||University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Nominee|
|Mr. Robert Ojeda||Member||Mayor and Council||Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Nominee|
|Ms. Rani Olson||Chairperson||Mayor and Council||Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance Nominee|
|Mr. Michael Peel||Member||Mayor and Council||Local First Arizona Nominee|
|Mr. Claudio Rodriguez||Member||Mayor and Council||Southwest Folklife Alliance / Tucson Meet Yourself Nominee|
|Mr. Erik Stanford||Member||Mayor and Council||Pima County Food Alliance Nominee|
|Dr. Douglas Taren||Member||Mayor and Council||University of Arizona College of Public Health Nominee|
For further information please contact the City Clerk's Office at (520) 791-4213.
Datapages for the boards are provided in Adobe PDF format. You'll need the free Acrobat Reader to view the documents.