In order to be considered for the job, applicants must either live, work full-time or own a business in the district, which extends from Canal Street to Esplanade Avenue and from North Rampart Street, including Armstrong Park, to the Mississippi River.
Preferred qualifications include having to work with a diverse set of stakeholders in a political environment, the ability to focus on equity and inclusion, a demonstrated track record of synthesizing a large amount of information and forging compromise among competing viewpoints, among others.
Responsibilities include attending monthly board meetings, which are currently held online; attending month subcommittee meetings; and responding to communications from the district board chair or executive director in a timely fashion.
Serving as a board member is not a paid position.
Visit the city’s website for more information.
Anyone interested in applying and who meets the qualifications is asked to email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The FQMD was created following the passage of state legislation in 2007 to revitalize French Quarter tourism and address post-Katrina systemic issues impacting the neighborhood.