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File #: 22-0635   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/20/2022 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action:
Title: Appoint one qualified individual to serve on the Clark County Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission for the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2023, from the list of following applicants: Carmen Gilbert, Naomi Gregoryan, Alfredo Jaro, Lisa Noeth, Sanjit Pullarkat, and Ropati Atimalala Tagovailoa. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report.pdf, 2. Gilbert, Carmen_Redacted.pdf, 3. Gregoryan, Naomi_Redacted.pdf, 4. Jaro Alfredo_Redacted.pdf, 5. Noeth, Lisa_Redacted.pdf, 6. Pullarkat, Sajit_Redacted.pdf, 7. Tagovailoa, Ropati_Redacted.pdf

CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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Petitioner:

Yolanda T. King, County Manager  

Recommendation: 

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Appoint one qualified individual to serve on the Clark County Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission for the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2023, from the list of following applicants: Carmen Gilbert, Naomi Gregoryan, Alfredo Jaro, Lisa Noeth, Sanjit Pullarkat, and Ropati Atimalala Tagovailoa. (For possible action)

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BACKGROUND: 

The Clark County Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission (AAPICC) serves as a support liaison between the Asian-American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community in Clark County, the Clark County Board of County Commissioners (County Commission), and the Clark County Manager’s Office (Manager’s Office).

Among its duties, the AAPICC shall:

(a)
                     Advise the County Commission and the Manager’s Office on the matters and concerns of the AAPI                      community;
(b)
                     Educate the community on intolerance, xenophobia, and anti-Asian sentiment and promote equity for all                      AAPIs;
(c)
                     Convene community forums on public safety, human rights, economic development, housing,                      employment, social services, public health, transportation, education, and multicultural development for                      the AAPI community;
(d)
                     Encourage youth to become better trained and qualified for educational and employment opportunities;
(e)
                     Formulate a vision on how local AAPI history could be blended into the significant history of Clark                      County;
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                     Perform other such other tasks as the County Commission and the Manager’s Office may direct; and
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                     Report to the County Commission on an annual basis regarding its duties and responsibilities.

The AAPICC consists of 15 members. Terms of the AAPICC are two years (2-years), and members are eligible for reappointment.

There is currently one (1) vacancy on the AAPICC. Staff received six (6) applications.



Applicants:
1. Carmen Gilbert
2. Naomi Gregoryan
3. Alfredo Jaro
4. Lisa Noeth
5. Sanjit Pullarkat
6. Ropati Atimalala Tagovailoa

Pursuant to Clark County Code Section 3.64.020 (b), the County Commission is asked to appoint one (1) individual to the AAPICC for the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2023.