ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


2016 HOST COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS

CHAIRPERSON

Cindy Cleghorn, Sunland-Tujunga NC

ASSISTANTS

Jasmine Duckworth, EmpowerLA
Thomas Soong, EmpowerLA
Glenn Bailey, Encino & Northridge East NC

OVERALL EVENT LOGISTICS, CATERING & VOLUNTEERS

Heinrich Keifer, Historic Highland Park NC

WORKSHOP COORDINATORS

Ivan Spiegel, Venice
Carolyn Casavan, Sherman Oaks NC
Glenn Bailey, Northridge
Ann-Marie Holman
Freddy Cupen-Ames, North Hollywood West NC
Sarah Ramsawack, North Hollywood North East NC
Colete Amin, Greater Wilshire NC
Charletta Butler, ECCANDC
Marlene Savage, PlanCheckNC
Lydia Grant, former BONC Commissioner
Terrence Gomes, LANCC Chair
Kathy Delle-Donne
Pati Berman, DLANC
Corinne Ho, Canoga Park NC
Garry Fordyce, North Hills West NC
Barbara Chikosi, ECCentral NC
Rhonda L. Spires, Canoga Park NC

EXHIBITORS

Ruben Martinez, Atwater NC
Marlene Savage, Del Rey NC

SPONSORS / FUNDRAISING

Glenn Bailey, Northridge East NC
Sarah Ramsawack, NHNENC

REGISTRATION & NAME BADGES

Nina Royal, Sunland-Tujunga NC
Mark Seigel, Sunland-Tujunga NC

FILMING

Vince Neill, Canoga Park NC
LACC Flim Department

AMATEUR RADIO OPERATORS

Mark Seigel, W6MES, Sunland-Tujunga NC

HOSPITALITY & DIGNITARIES

Sarah Ramsawack
Cindy Cleghorn
Ruben Martinez
Marlene Savage
Ann-Marie Holman
Suzanne Lewis
Dorsay DuJon
David and Velinda Rockello

CONGRESS PROGRAM BOOK EDITING

Glenn Bailey, Northridge East NC
Carolyn Casavan, SONC
Cindy Cleghorn, Sunland-Tujunga NC
Ann-Marie Holman
Suzanne Lewis, NC Valley Village
Dorsay DuJon, Silver Lake NC
Nina Royal, Sunland-Tujunga NC

ONLINE REGISTRATION & WEBSITE

Cindy Cleghorn, Sunland-Tujunga NC
Ann-Marie Holman
Freddy Cupen-Ames, North Hollywood West NC
Carolyn Casavan, SONC

NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL OUTREACH & STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH*

*all Congress Planning committee members

Sarah Ramsawack, NHNENC

Glenn Bailey, Northridge East NC

2016 congress theme graphics & 2016 pin design

Ann-Marie Holman

CONGRESS DAY VOLUNTEER COORDINATION

Freddy Cupen-Ames, North Hollywood West NC

Heinrich Keifer, Historic Highland Park NC

John Stammerich, Central San Pedro NC

MUSIC / MUSICIANS

Dorsay Dujon, Make Music LA

SPECIAL THANKS TO

Department of Neighborhood Empowerment
EmpowerLA.org

Grayce Liu, General Manager
Jasmine Duckworth
Thomas Soong
Mike Fong
EmpowerLA staff

LA CITY STAFF

Pierre Riotoc, LA City General Services
Ben Flores, Fire Marshall
Hector Graciano, Watch Commander, General Svs
Russ Bellenot & Ed Santacruz, Council Audio
Los Angeles City, Information Technology Agency

WEBSITE / MARKETING / PRESS / SOCIAL MEDIA

Ann-Marie Holman
Freddy Cupen-Ames
Glenn Bailey
Make Music LA
CityWatchLA.com

VOLUNTEERS

LAPD Cadets
Ham Radio Operators

HOSTING COMMITTEE MEETINGS

SPECIAL THANKS for locations and coordinators of committee meeting space.

Department of Water & Power
Glassell Park Community Center
Hollywood Constituent Center
LAFD Station 89
Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Library

VENDORS

AAA Rents
Crystal Audio
Goodway Copy & Print
Lucchese Catering
Intercontinental Interpreting Translation Svcs

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Mayor Eric Garcetti
City Attorney Mike Feuer
City Controller Ron Galperin
City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr.

Los Angeles City Council for their support of the NC Congress 2016

BOARD OF NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSIONERS

Leonard Shaffer, BONC President

INFORMATION TABLES / EXHIBIT TABLES

Bureau of Street Services
Bureau of Sanitation
Department of City Planning
PlanCheckNC

Special Events
FilmLA
MYLA311
MOA Center
Solarcorps Outreach Fellow Grid Alternative
Greater Los Angeles Zoo
Mayor’s Office of Public Safety
Emergency Preparedness
Metro
Department of Building & Safety
Department of Transportation
Department of Neighborhood Empowerment / EmpowerLA
Los Angeles City Attorney
City Controller
Department of Water & Power
The Community Forest Advisory Committee
Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance
Los Angeles Housing & Community Investment Department
Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County
Keep Your Home California
Los Angeles Department of Recreation & Parks
LAFD Auxiliary Communication Service
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
Office of Community Beautification
Office of Finance
United Neighborhoods for LA

OUTSTANDING APPRECIATION TO

The 2016 Congress Planning Committee

Cindy Cleghorn, Chair
Corinne Ho
Sarah Ramsawack
Glenn Bailey
Barbara Chikosi
Vincent Neill
Marlene Savage
Ann-Marie Holman
Garry Fordyce
Rhonda Spires
Freddy Cupen-Ames
Dorsay Dujon
Heinrich Kiefer
Nina Royal
Suzanne Lewis
Samuel Oh
Colette Amin
David Rockello
Velinda Rockello
Tony Wilkinson
Carolyn Casavan
Dave Brown
Charletta Butler
Kohei Matsuro
Vanessa Contreras
Ivan Spiegel
Lisa Morocco
Ruben Martinez

Empower LA Staff

Grayce Liu, General Manager
Jasmine Duckworth
Carmen Hawkins
Elise Rubin
Thomas Soong

THANK YOU to all who may not be included in the program.