Members of the Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) will hold an election for the seat of Independent Community Representative. The election will be take place during the scheduled meeting of EMCAC on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the North Hall at the Eastern Market (corner of North Carolina Avenue and Seventh Street SE).
As per EMCAC By Laws the election was previously announced, and later rescheduled to assure further dissemination and notice to the community.
To qualify for election to a two year term the EMCAC Independent Community Representative is required to a resident of the local community. Additionally, the individual so selected shall not be an officer, director or chair of any committee in any of the Capitol Hill Community Organizations represented on the Committee, or be a sitting Commissioner of ANC 6B. Election is by simple majority of the standing EMCAC members.
If you would like to put you name in for nomination it is suggested that you submit your name and a short resume by February 25th to EMCAC by email at [email protected].
Nominations will also be accepted from the floor the day of the election.
EMCAC is the District’s legislatively established body entrusted with advisory and oversight responsibilities for the operations, management and renovation of Eastern Market. Current members include representatives from ANC6B, Capitol Hill Restoration Society, Capitol Hill Association of Merchants, Eastern Market Preservation and Development Corporation, Stanton Park Neighborhood Association, a community representative, Ward 6 Council Office, the Mayor and representatives from the South Hall, Farmer’s Line and non-food merchants at the Market.
The community is invited to attend all EMCAC meetings, which are generally held on the last Wednesday of each month in the North Hall at Eastern Market at Seventh SE & North Carolina SE. Comments or involvement in any of the committees is welcomed.
Please call for information or questions: Chuck Burger, Vice Chair at 202-258-5316 or email at [email protected].
Follow the market at www.easternmarket-dc.org.