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The City of Chula Vista seeks to establish a Technology & Privacy Advisory Task Force to guide a process to develop policy recommendations governing the use of technology in City operations and services. 

The application deadline will be extended through March 18, and draft policy recommendations are planned to be presented to the City Council for consideration in Fall 2022. The task force will study City technology, work with key stakeholders in the community, and develop informed policy recommendations designed to help the City protect individual privacy and enhance technology oversight. 

The service areas the task force will oversee include public safety, traffic management, community services, economic development, and other service areas. It will receive presentations from city staff and other experts designed to educate and inform task force members on how the City is using technology, how other cities are using technology, existing laws regulating privacy and the use of technology, digital equity, bias, and information security. 

Members of the task force will also have the opportunity to participate in community workshops at various locations in Chula Vista.

The City of Chula Vista seeks a diverse group that represents a range of perspectives. Taskforce members will need to be a resident of Chula Vista; or be a resident of the San Diego region with experience or expertise in the subject matter of the task force. 

Preferred qualifications for task force members include Experience or expertise in one of the following areas:

o Digital privacy

o Emerging technologies

o Data management and information security

o Community equity

o Local government

Previous experience serving on an advisory board, committee, task force, or similar body in a public, private, or

non-profit setting.

In late March, interviews and selection will take place with an initial meeting to be scheduled in  the last week of April. Madaffer Enterprise, Inc. will assist city staff as a consultant to facilitate the development of policy recommendations.

Task force agendas will be published in advance and meetings will be open to the public. Community members will have an opportunity to provide comments during task force meetings as well as during community presentations and workshops over the spring and summer. 

For more information on the task for or to submit an application, visit

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