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(a) Composition. The composition of the Council shall broadly represent the ethnic, racial, sex, gender identity, age, and sexual orientation diversity of the the1 communities most impacted by family violence. The Council shall consist of the following individuals or their respective designees:
(1) Presiding Judge of the Superior Court;
(3) President of the Board of Supervisors;
(4) District Attorney;
(5) Chief of Police;
(7) President of the Commission on the Status of Women;
(8) Chief of Adult Probation;
(9) Executive Director of Department of Emergency Management;
(10) Executive Director of the Domestic Violence Consortium;
(11) Executive Director of Human Services Agency;
(12) Executive Director of the Consortium for Elder Abuse Prevention;
(13) Executive Director of Safe & Sound, which operates the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Council;
(14) Director of the Department of Public Health;
(15) Executive Director of the Department of Adult and Aging Services;
(16) Executive Director of the Department of Children, Youth & Their Families;
(17) Medical Examiner;
(18) Director of the Department of Child Support Services;
(19) Chief of Juvenile Probation;
(20) Public Defender;
(21) Director of the Department of Animal Care and Control;
(22) Superintendent of San Francisco Unified School District;
(23) Human Resources Director;
(24) Chief of the Fire Department;
(25) Director of the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing; and
(26) Executive Director of First 5 San Francisco;
(27) Director of the Department of Police Accountability; and
(28) Executive Director of the Human Rights Commission.
If at any time an agency responsible for designating a member to Seat 1, 10, 12, 13, or 22 declines to designate a member and leaves the seat vacant for 60 days or longer, the Board of Supervisors may appoint a member of the public to fill the seat until such time as the agency designates a member.
The Steering Committee shall have the authority to appoint up to six additional members to the Council. Each such member shall have professional and/or lived experience in issues of family violence prevention or intervention, and shall represent the diversity of the communities most impacted by family violence. Each of these members shall serve for a term of one year at the pleasure of the Steering Committee.
(b) Limitations on Service in Community-Based Organization Seats. No individual may serve as a Council member in seat 10, 12, or 13, either as a named member or as a designee, for more than six years out of any nine-year period. For the purpose of calculating the number of years of service, any service prior to May 1, 2015, shall not count.
(c) Assistance of the City Attorney. The Council may request the City Attorney’s Office to provide advice and legal counsel to the Council.
(d) Meetings. The Council shall meet at least once a quarter at such times and places as the Council shall designate.
(Added as Sec. 5.190-4 by Ord. 217-07, File No. 070884, App. 9/21/2007; amended by Ord. 48-15, File No. 150083, App. 4/24/2015, Eff. 5/24/2015; redesignated and amended by Ord. 100-18, File No. 180216, App. 5/4/2018, Eff. 6/4/2018; amended by Ord. 50-21, File No. 210142, App. 4/16/2021, Eff. 5/17/2021, Retro. 5/1/2021)