Council Member Resume Samples

A Council Member is an alderman, who is also an appointed member of the municipal legislature. The job description entails taking responsibility for representing ideas, needs, and requirements of the district, war, or local government on behalf of their constituent at the federal level. Other duties associated to this role are listed on the Council Member Resume as – promoting the safety of the citizens, working to ensure the residents are given a fair treatment in policies; developing or creating an understanding of the community needs; participating in tax appropriation, imposing the tax, appointing the city manager; and creating budgets.

While the residency requirements can differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, these members are expected to have lived in the district for at least a year or more and be registered as a voter of that area. The candidate applying for this role should file a nomination petition, legal documents and affidavits, and a petition of financial interest. Besides, the person should also have sufficient funds to finance the campaign and pay the staff for the campaigning process.

Council Member Resume example

Council Member Resume

Summary : To obtain a Council Member position in an industry that will best utilize and enhance my skills and abilities for the development of the organization.

Skills : Public Policy, Community Outreach, Finance Committee, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Identified, articulated, and prioritized the issues, topics, and challenges affecting the organization.
    2. Identified best in class developments within the appropriate context and potential impact on the organization.
    3. Assisted the organization to better understand our markets and clients, helping to determine the best approaches to reaching and engaging key audiences.
    4. Identified other subject-matter experts and knowledge leaders who can support the organization in a variety of ways and expand the organization's reach and influence.
    5. Represented the interests of the organization and is an advocate for the company.
    6. Strived to ensure the connection of committee activity to mission, strategy, and objectives.
    7. Participated in meetings, conference calls, task teams, and other activities to the fullest extent possible.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration


Council Member Resume

Summary : To gain experience as a Council Member in my chosen field of study and work in challenging and constructive work with the potential for growth within the company.

Skills : Special Events, Alumni, Advisory Committee, Coordinating Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted the EVP of the Capital Projects Division and the VP of Intergovernmental Affairs with the formulation and execution of a strategy to support goals.
    2. Represented CPD at community-based meetings such as Tenant Association, Community Advisory Boards, and Participatory Budget meetings.
    3. Worked with the CPD Analysis and Reporting and the Project Management teams to generate modernization (MOD) reports in preparation for status updates for elected officials and at various community meetings.
    4. Coordinated and tracked Council Member, Borough President, and Mayoral cost estimate requests for capital project budgeting between the Capital Planning Team and the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.
    5. Worked with the Capital Planning Team, the Design Department, and the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs during project inception to value engineer insufficiently funded projects and secure agreement on the scope of work.
    6. Worked with the Capital Planning Team, the Project Management Teams, and the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to ensure that, to the greatest extent possible, all project recommendations by officials are aligned with capital plans and physical needs.
    7. Established funding guidelines and use them to propose alternative projects for consideration by elected officials.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S Of Science


Council Member Resume

Summary : To secure a position in which my assessment, research, application, use of technology, and communication-based skill sets can be effectively utilized in highly productive work and learning environment.

Skills : Monthly Meetings, Educational Programs, Management.

Description :

    1. Reviewed legislative files in the citywide database for format and completeness.
    2. Maintained hardcopy and electronic records of City Council in accordance with the record retention schedule.
    3. Coordinated annexation and assessment process including mailing of certified copies of annexation notices, legislation, and other documents.
    4. Maintained records of copies received; calculated fees owed to and annexation costs owed by the City.
    5. Assisted with the liquor renewal license process, mailings, and notifications.
    6. Typed correspondence, resolutions, ordinances, and other documents for City Council members and staff.
    7. Obtained needed information from records and files for Council Members and staff.
    8. Answered inquiries regarding the status of various pieces of legislation.
    9. Reviewed print media and compiled clip service for Council Members and staff.
    10. Maintained calendars and scheduled for assigned supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA In English

Council Member Resume

Summary : Over 7 years of experience as a Council Member responsible for the overall tribal management functions which encompass administration, financial management, supervision of tribal employees, policies and procedures, and grant and program management.

Skills : Advisory Board, Community Service Projects, Curriculum Development.

Description :

    1. Evaluated and addressed the technical assistance and training needs of the Tribe.
    2. Developed and reviewed policies and procedures to ensure accountability.
    3. Maintained uniformity in the Tribes policies and procedures.
    4. Reviewed and approved the expenditures of the Tribe to ensure compliance.
    5. Coordinated training for the Tribal Council and Staff.
    6. Maintained contact with funding agencies and auditors for awarded grants and contracts.
    7. Communicated and provided financial reports and feedback to the Tribal Council.
    8. Managed Tribal correspondence and communications.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Council Member Resume

Objective : As a Council Member over 4 years of experience is responsible for managing faculty development programs developing and implementing programs, events, tools, and resources for faculty career development, success, and well-being.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Community Service Projects, Monthly Meetings.

Description :

    1. Drafted promotional material for faculty development events and publicize events to faculty across campus. 
    2. Drafted communications to faculty on offerings and career development opportunities.
    3. Created content for and draft quarterly newsletters.
    4. Maintained, and regularly updated the faculty development intranet and internet website.
    5. Managed the Faculty Development Council. 
    6. Developed agendas and provided support and guidance for the Council. 
    7. Drafted minutes and provided resources for quarterly Council member presentations to department faculty.
    8. Collaborated with campus partners (Graduate Medical Education and Graduate Research Education) to provide resources and support for faculty teaching, writing, mentorship, and leadership.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Degree

Council Member Resume

Objective : As a Council Member performed complex legislative work, worked in serving as a liaison between the Area Council, member and nonmember governments, state agencies, and governmental and legislative entities to provide guidance to others.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, Operations Management, Business Administration.

Description :

    1. Participated in agency activities related to council meetings, commissioners court meetings the state legislative session, legislative hearings, and meetings with elected officials, legislative staff, and other liaisons.
    2. Coordinated agency interaction with local municipalities, counties, state, and federal agencies.
    3. Coordinated responses to legislative inquiries and reviewed and edited legislative correspondence.
    4. Monitored county and city agendas, and standing and interim committee schedules, and communicates relevant information to agency management.
    5. Monitored upcoming elections and subsequent results and provides analysis on impacts to the Area Council and the region.
    6. Prepared report summaries of meetings and hearings. Assisted with preparing reports on newly enacted laws and pending, local, state, and federal legislation.
    7. Prepared talking points, and other relevant information needed for meetings with elected officials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Council Member Resume

Summary : Over 7 years of experience as a Council Member responsible for performing a wide variety of responsible administrative and field support duties to the Mayor and members of the City Council.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Relations, Cash Handling, Relationship Management, Community Outreach.

Description :

    1. Performed a wide variety of administrative, community relations, and support services duties for Council members. 
    2. Accompanied Council members in the community and at professional meetings.
    3. Took summary notes and provide oral or written updates to elected officials.
    4. Received, responded to, and referred citizen complaints and reports for handling and follow-up by various City departments. 
    5. Reviewed and analyzed a variety of confidential and/or highly sensitive information, while maintaining confidentiality. 
    6. Conducted research and analysis related to City policies, procedures, operational programs, budgets, or other issues related to City business. 
    7. Prepared oral and written reports of findings for individual City Council members. 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Council Member Resume

Headline : Highly motivated, articulate, results-oriented professional with over 6 years' experience providing thorough and skillful support within various office settings. Organized and detailed oriented, with the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.

Skills : Meeting Minutes, Organizing, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Researched and compiled information for special presentations at Council meetings. 
    2. Compiled and maintained source material for special presentations by the Council member at Council meetings including meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, and other related materials.
    3. Coordinated and scheduled appointments, travel logistics, meetings, civic and community events details for the Council. 
    4. Performed research on a variety of community and/or legislative issues.
    5. Assisted in preparing speeches, news releases, radio broadcasts, and other media information working under the direction of City Manager Office (CMO). 
    6. Advised elected officials on City policies and procedures and rules, including but not limited to, the Brown Act, the California Public Records Act, and the California Fair Political Practices Commission rules and regulations.
    7. Responded independently to letters and general correspondence of a routine nature for the Council. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Council Member Resume

Summary : Over 8 years of experience as a Council Member responsible for improving and increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the community and its sphere of influence by developing actionable goals in programming, curricula, policies, and procedures.

Skills : MS Office, Public Policy, Finance Committee.

Description :

    1. Attended Council monthly meetings to discuss and vote on business.
    2. Served on a Council committee: Programming, Curriculum, or Policy.
    3. Actively participated in discussion and advocate for the best interests of the community.
    4. Developed proposals to present to NYFA administration or other deliberative bodies for consideration.
    5. Attended Council events and workshops to deepen understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    6. Maintained communication with the DEI Council members and co-chairs and respond to DEI Council emails.
    7. Scheduled and took notes for Council meetings.
    8. Supported the community with achieving the Councils mission.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Council Member Resume

Objective : Recognized for research, strong communication skills, customer service, and technical problem-solving; seeking to gain valuable career experience within the education and information technology field.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the management of a small town: oversaw the installation of a sewer system.
    2. Addressed concerns from the public.
    3. Helped to pass city ordinances, made decisions pertaining to the betterment of the community.
    4. Helped fellow student members develop strategies to increase student membership.
    5. Helped spearhead the Student Mentor Program to increase student Membership.
    6. Quoted in Michigan International Lawyer for contributions made to the section.
    7. Actively promoted full participation of all community members with an acknowledgment of the challenges faced by people from historically.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    GEd