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About the Board

Board Members

  • Bruce Abrams, Chair
  • Emiliano Aragon
  • Roberto Alcantar
  • Deborah Flores
  • John Galt
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  • Mark Leo
  • Rita Lim
  • Rebecca Morales
  • Patricia Waller

Composition

Eleven (11) members who are Residents 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.

Appointment

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

Term

The members shall serve two-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.

Governance

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., adopted 4-21-1970. Council Policy 000-13. Resolution R-218868, 7-20-1977. Amended by Ordinance O-20179, N.S., adopted 7-5-2012.