Mesa, AZ – The City of Mesa is seeking a community member to serve on the Judicial Advisory Board. Applications are now being accepted.
Mesa residents are invited to participate in the process of City of Mesa government by serving on advisory boards and committees. Through this service, civic-minded residents make recommendations to the Mesa City Council. The City, in turn, benefits from the knowledge, experience and expertise of residents.
All appointments to boards and committees are recommended by the Mayor and are approved by the City Council.
The seven-member Judiciary Advisory Board recommends to the City Council the best qualified persons to become City magistrates, evaluates the performance of appointed magistrates and advises the City Council about retaining them.
The board consists of the Presiding Judge of the Arizona Superior Court for Maricopa County, or designee; one Arizona Appellate Court Judge to be appointed by the Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court; one active member of the State Bar of Arizona who resides in Mesa; one member of the Maricopa County Bar Association who resides in Mesa; and three Mesa electors who are not City employees, judges in any official capacity, retired judges nor members of the State Bar of Arizona. Members are appointed for staggered terms of three years.
The Judicial Advisory Board meets as needed. For more information about boards and committees and to apply go to www.mesaaz.gov/boards.