The results for the first USNC Board Election are in, and the Founding Board is as follows:
- Afruza Akther
- Ann Camara
- Andrea Lizama
- Mike Firestone
- Bill Cavellini
- Michele Hansen
- Pennie Taylor
- Rachel Weil
- Ben Baldwin
- Ganesh Uprety
- Jacob Kramer
- Tori Antonino
- Ben Bradlow
- Joanne Berry
- Erik Neu
The complete results tabulation is available here in PDF form: complete USNC Election totals
Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all candidates and voters!
What is the Neighborhood Council?
The redevelopment that will transform our neighborhood is just beginning. Residents, business people, and city officials have been working together to plan a Neighborhood Council to influence this transformation.
This presentation provides an overview of the Working Group and the decisons made so far.
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To join the online discussion around the details of the future Union Square Neighborhood Council, join the discussion list
If you’d like to be involved with a Working Group Committee, please sign up for the mailing lists below. The Outreach and Elections Committees are the most critical in the coming months so please consider joining them if you want to help out!
- Outreach and Welcome Committee: Help spread information about the Union Square Neighborhood Council Working Group throughout the community and help develop short materials for newcomers to easily understand the purposes and goals of a Neighborhood Council.
- Elections Committee: Help prepare for future elections for a Union Square Neighborhood Council.
- Presentations Committee: Help prepare for public presentations.
- Data and Survey Research Committee: Look at surveys and other data from the community to understand their questions and concerns about a Neighborhood Council.
Structure Committee: Help figure out the structure of a future Neighborhood Council Board as well as issues of who can vote in a future Neighborhood Council Election.This committee has done its job, so we can consider it defunct.