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The Hearing Board

Notice of Vacancy on Hearing Board

The Feather River Air Quality Management District is currently accepting applications for members of the District’s Hearing Board, which meets as needed to consider requests for variances from District regulations, abatement orders, and permit revocations. The Board term is three years, meeting on an as needed basis. 

Qualified applicants should have a strong interest and/or knowledge of air quality, members of the public with legal background or practice is preferred but not necessary.

For information contact: 

                    Feather River Air Quality Management District (FRAQMD)

                    541 Washington Avenue

                    Yuba City, CA  95991

                    (530) 634-7659 extension 201

Applications must be received by Monday, March 16, 2020.

Download an application here:

Hearing Board Member Application


The District Hearing Board is the 5 member community that carries out the hearing board and district hearing panel provisions for every statute and regulation that relates to the board.  The hearing board members are appointed by the District's Board of Supervisors and serve a three-year term of office.  The members are comprised of:  one member who is a professional engineer, one from the medical profession, one attorney, and two from the general public. Because of the population, the members do not have to be from a certain profession. All members can be from the general public.

The Hearing Board does not meet regularly and only meets on as needed basis.

Hearing Board Members

Chair - William Appleby (Health Care)

Vice Chair - Sean Minard (Engineer)

Larry Munger  (Public Member)

Karen Reese (Public Member)

David Smith (Public Member)