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International Affairs Board

Duties

To foster and promote friendly relations and better understanding between peoples and communities of the United States of America and the peoples and community of foreign nations; further economic cooperation and cultural interchange; develop, compile and exchange information; plan, develop and carry out mutual economic and cultural activities. The Board shall render an annual report of its work to the Mayor.

Appointment

Appointed by Mayor and confirmed by Council. Whenever the Mayor does not appoint a member within 45 days after vacancy occurs, the Council shall make an appointment.

Term

The members shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. The members shall serve two (2) year terms and each member shall serve until his successor is duly appointed and qualified. The members shall be appointed in such a manner that the terms of not more than six (6) members shall expire in any year. The expiration date shall be March 1.

Composition

Eleven (11) members who are Electors of the County of San Diego at the time of appointment and during incumbency and shall be qualified by training, experience or interest in international affairs. Each member is prohibited from engaging in activities which could result in a conflict of interest.

Governed By

San Diego Municipal Code, Chapter II, Art. 6 Sec. 26.22 & 26.23(PDF) - first adopted 5-26-1966; amended by Ordinance O-10273, N.S.,(PDF) adopted 4-21-1970. Council Policy 000-13(PDF). Resolution R-218868,(PDF) 7-20-1977; Municipal Code Chapter 2, Article 6, Division 00 last amended on 7-5-2012, by Ordinance O-20179(PDF).

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