ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


2019 Congress of Neighborhoods

Effective Change in Our Communities


Host Committee Volunteers

CHAIRPERSON

Cindy Cleghorn, Sunland-Tujunga NC

 

CITY HALL EVENT LOGISTICS

Heinrich Keifer, Historic Highland Park NC

 

CATERING

Colette Amin, Greater Wilshire NC

Opening & Closing Session

Daniel Perez, Del Rey NC

WORKSHOPS

Ivan Spiegel, Venice NC
Cindy Cleghorn, Sunland-Tujunga NC

VOLUNTEER Coordinators

Sarah Ramsawack, North Hollywood North East NC
Heinrich Keifer, Historic Highland Park NC

Resource / EXHIBIT Tables

Marlene Savage, Del Rey NC
Rueben Martinez
, Atwater NC
Semee Park, DONE

Table Decorations / Bookmarks

Lydia Grant, Sunland-Tujunga NC
Suzanne Lewis, NC Valley Village
Colette Amin
, Greater Wilshire NC

REGISTRATION / Name Badges

Rachael Rose Luckey, Rampart Village NC
Nina Royla,
Sunland-Tujunga NC
Mark Seigel,
Sunland-Tujunga NC
David & Velinda Rockello,
Rampart NC
Dave Brown,
North Hills West NC
Julianne Burg,
Boyle Heights NC

Amateur Radio Volunteers

Michael Lum - W6MXL
Emergency Coordinator
ARESLAX - Northwest District
FEMA ICS/NIMS Certified
mike@laemcomm.org
818.370.0891

Mark Seigel, W6MES, Sunland-Tujunga NC
Dave Brown, North Hills West NC

CONGRESS PROGRAM & SIGNAGE

Cindy Cleghorn, Sunland-Tujunga NC
Suzanne Lewis, NC Valley Village
Freddy Cupen-Ames, DONE

NCCONGRESSLA.COM WEBSITE

Freddy Cupen-Ames, DONE

LA CITY STAFF

Brian Baltazar, General Service Dept.
Pierre Riotoc, General Services Dept.
Council Audio Team
ITA – Visual Services Team

Hector Graciano, LAPD Security

ONLINE REGISTRATION / Marketing / Press / Social Media

Freddy Cupen-Ames, North Hollywood West NC/DONE
Ann-Marie Holman, DONE
EmpowerLA Newsletter

SPEAKERs

Daniel Perez, Del Rey NC

COLOR GUARD COORDINATION

Kevin Davis, Foothill Trails District NC

CONGRESS DAY SET UP & VOLUNTEER COORDINATION

Heinrich Keifer, Historic Highland Park
Semee Park, DONE
Sarah Ramsawack, North Hollywood North East NC
Reuben Martinez, Atwater Village NC
Marlene Savage, Del Rey NC
Ivan Spiegel, Venice
Mark Seigel, Sunland-Tujunga NC
David & Velinda Rockello, Rampart Village NC

YOUTH VOLUNTEERS

Polytechnic High School, Sun Valley
Kevin Barahona
Kevin Chicas

North Hollywood High School, North Hollywood
Sabrina Ruvalcaba

Granada Hills Charter High School, Granada Hills
Daniela Oliveros
Giuliana Saravia
Esteban Muñiz
Zaid Diaz

Sylmar Charter High School, Sylmar
Erika Molina Polanco
Tania Ramirez Alas
Walter Orellana

Alliance Collins Family College Ready High School, Huntington Park
Valeria Gonzalez

HOSTING COMMITTEE MEETINGS

Department of Water & Power
Dept. of Neighborhood Empowerment
LAPD Hollenbeck

Vendors

AAA Rents
Crystal Audio
Languages 4 You
Gianni’s Pizza, Pasta & More
Goodway Copy & Print
West Coast Lanyards
Pinmakers
Ribbons Galore
Squarespace
Eventbrite
StormLabs Creative Photo Design
Poll Everywhere

COLOR GUARD

Boy Scouts Troop 315
Daniel Davis, Eagle Scout
Ryan Davis, Eagle Scout
(both Daniel & Ryan are board members on Foothill Trails District NC)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Mayor Eric Garcetti
City Controller Ron Galperin
City Attorney Mike Feuer
Los Angeles City Council
For their support of the NC Congress 2019

BOARD OF NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSIONERS

Eli Lipmen, President

OUTSTANDING APPRECIATION TO

The 2019 Congress Planning Committee
Cindy Cleghorn
Heinrich Keifer
Colette Amin
Ivan Spiegel
Marlene Savage
Daniel Perez
Dave Brown
Suzanne Lewis
Glenn Bailey
Rachael Rose Luckey
Reuben Martinez
Samuel Oh
Eric DeKlotz
Conrad Starr
Bob Gelfand
Sarah Ramsawack
Nina Royal
Julianne Burg
Tony Wilkinson
Kevin Davis
Lydia Grant
Joy Atkinson
David Rockello
Velinda Rockello

SPECIAL THANKS TO
DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD EMPOWERMENT

Raquel Beltran, General Manager
Grayce Liu, Former General Manager
Semee Park, Director of NC Operations
Freddy Cupen-Ames, MPA, Neighborhood Council Advocate
Mary Kim, Former DONE Staff
Carmen Hawkins, Retired Deputy City Attorney
Elise Ruden, Deputy City Attorney
Man-Qin He, Sr. Accountant
Ann-Marie Holman, Public Information Officer
Erica Cruz, Neighborhood Council Advocate

MAYOR ERIC GARCETTI STAFF

Angie Aramayo, Central Area Representative
Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement

CITY PLANNING DEPARTMENT

Fabiola Inzunza, External Affairs/Community Liaison
Jenna Monterrosa, Council Liaison, External Affairs


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


RESOURCE FAIR

Information / Exhibit Tables

Mayor Eric Garcetti - Census 2020 Initiative & Office of Public Engagement
Controller Ron Galperin
City Attorney Mike Feuer
Department of Neighborhood Empowerment
Bureau of Engineering
Board of Public Works
Office of Community Beautification
Bureau of Street Lighting
City Clerk - Outreach & Public Affairs Administration
Department of Aging
Department of Disability
Department of Cannabis Regulation
Department of City Planning
Ethics Commission
Emergency Management Department
Economic and Workforce Development Department
FilmLA
Office of Finance
Rocket Rules
LA EOO Village
Los Angeles Housing + Community Investment Department
ITA - 311
Department of Building & Safety
Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
Department of Transportation
Los Angeles Public Library
LA Sanitation & Environment (LSAN)
Los Angeles World Airport (LAWA)
LA Zoo
Personnel Department
StreetsLA - Public Works Street Services
Air Quality Management District
Amateur Radio + Emergency Preparedness
KCET
PlanCheckNCLA
Coalition to Ban Billboard Blight
Urban Strategy Group
NC Sustainability Alliance
MOA Wellness
Vision of Health

*The above list as of 9/22/2019. Any omissions are unintentional.

NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL ALLIANCES
ARC – Alliance of River Communities
HANC – Harbor Alliance of Neighborhood Councils
LANCC – Los Angeles Neighborhood Council Coalition
SLAANC – South Los Angeles Area Neighborhood Councils
VANC – Valley Alliance of Neigborhood Councils
WRAC – Westside Regional Alliance of Councils
DWP Committee – DWP Memorandum of Understanding
PlanCheckNC – Land Use & Planning Education
NC BUDGET ADVOCATES
NCSA – Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance
Hollywood Coalition
NC Emergency Preparedness Alliance


The above list as of 9/12/18. Any omissions are unintentional