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NENA Board Job Descriptions

Job responsibilities for board members:
  • Attend board meetings – usually 6-10 per year
  • Help set NENA’s direction and focus
  • Help organize and staff NENA’s annual potluck and neighborhood celebration and other NENA events
  • Help recruit volunteers and new board members
  • Vote on NENA business issues including approval to spend NENA funds, election of new board members and board officers, approval of NENA correspondence or testimony on community issues, etc.
Current Board

President – Mike Dexel
  • Preside over and facilitate board and membership meetings
  • Act as an official spokesperson for the Association
  • Provide periodic updates on neighborhood issues to the membership
  • Project coordination – always in flux
Vice-president - Mary Donaldson
  • Work with the President on event and project planning
  • Represent the Association when the President is not available
  • Act as an official spokesperson for the Association
Secretary – Greg Robinson
  • Take and prepare meeting minutes for board and membership meetings
  • Organize and maintain the proceedings of the board and the membership
Treasurer – Lilly Love
  • Responsible for all of the Association’s finances including:
    • Keeping the association’s books
    • Ensuring all funds are deposited and disbursed in accordance with the Board’s direction
    • Reporting at least quarterly to the Board on the Association’s finances
Membership – Rozanne Rants
  • Maintain mailing and phone list – record of dues paid
  • Coordinate Fall outreach (printed piece to be mailed or hand delivered)
  • Help publicize neighborhood events – press releases, signs, reader board
  • Create a new neighbor packet – welcome new neighbors – working through realtors, Chamber, etc.
  • Inventory of businesses in the NE neighborhood – possibly listing on our website, creating a neighborhood business directory
  • Look for other ways to increase awareness and recruit volunteers - door-to-door, churches, schools, promotion at events and meetings, etc.
Communications – Ann Torpie
  • Maintain and update NENA website, and San Francisco St Bakery & Friendly Grove Park kiosks
  • Coordinate communication efforts with the membership committee
Mission Creek Stewards – Tom Badger & Wendy Gerstel - additional help always welcome!
  • Act as the neighborhood’s eyes and ears to monitor Mission Creek Park
  • Report and problems or concerns to the NENA board and the City
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to improve or protect the Park
  • Organize periodic work parties to maintain Park trails, remove non-native vegetation, etc
Graffiti Busters Coordinator – Mark Lally
  • Coordinate SeeClickFix graffiti reporting volunteers for specific areas in our neighborhood
  • Liaison between neighborhood and the City, PSE, Qwest, Pacific Disposal, etc.
  • Organize periodic work parties with Touchstone and other community groups
  • Solicit donations of paint and other graffiti removal supplies
  • Contact private property owners who have had their property tagged and arrange to have it cleaned up
Development tracker - currently vacant
  • Monitor development in the neighborhood. Review notices from the City and alert the Board to development projects that NENA might have an interest in tracking.
Neighborhood Mobility Coordinator/Volunteer (Walkability, Bikability, Traffic Safety, etc.) – Peter Guttchen is working on this and welcomes more help…
  • Work on projects to make our neighborhood a safer, more beautiful and active-friendly place to walk and bike and drive.