Citizens’ Advisory Committee


The Citizens' Advisory Commitee's (CAC) purpose, as established by the Board of Directors, is to provide many avenues of input to and from the Open Space Authority's diverse communities. Members provide a broad representation of interests within the Authority's jurisdiction. CAC members are appointed by the Board to serve two-year terms.
There are thirteen members on the Committee. They include: seven District Representatives (the boundaries are the voting districts of each of the Directors elected to serve on the Board of Directors), and six At Large members.


Regular Citizens' Advisory Committee meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. the 4th Monday of every other month.

Open Space Authority Board Room
33 Las Colinas Lane
San Jose, CA 95119

Map to office 


For information on upcoming meetings or to search for past meetings, visit our interactive portal.


Committee Members

VACANCIES ON THE Citizens' Advisory Committee

The Open Space Authority is seeking persons interested in serving on its CAC. 
See below for information regarding current vacancies.  

CAC Application
CAC Vacancy Announcement Flyer

Description of Roles


People interested in being considered for the CAC should submit a completed APPLICATION, include a cover letter describing your qualifications for the position of interest and why you are interested in serving on the CAC, and any additional information about your experience to the Authority's Office at 33 Las Colinas Lane, San Jose, CA 95119. More information can be obtained by contacting the Authority via email or by calling 408-224-7476.

To be eligible for consideration, prospective committee members must reside within the boundaries of the Authority and, if seeking a District Representative position, must reside in the District of representation. All positions should possess a general knowledge of and involvement in activities related to the position. District Representatives should have experience participating with community groups and organizations within the District of representation.