LHENA Board of Directors Candidate Application
Thank you for your interest in serving on your neighborhood board! Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association (LHENA) will be holding an election for 6 open board seats on April 15th at the association's annual meeting. If you are a resident, property owner, or business owner within the neighborhood, you are eligible to serve on LHENA's 11-seat board. (The neighborhood is bordered by Lyndale Ave., Lake St., and Hennepin Ave.)
(1) ABOUT THE ROLE
Successful board members dedicate appx. 4-10 hours per month to service, actively contributing ideas, and are dedicated to working to improve the Lowry Hill East (aka "the Wedge") neighborhood and this organization. Over the 2020-2021 Board year, LHENA board and staff will be focusing on:
– Creating a new strategic plan and fundraising team for LHENA
– Reaching more neighbors through improved outreach
– Building community voice around housing and land use
– Get-out-the-vote campaign ahead of the 2020 presidential election
– Continuing the work of becoming a zero waste neighborhood
(2) HOW TO APPLY
Candidates who are interested in applying must complete a candidate application form. This form may be completed online by April 8th, 2020. Candidate nominations will also be accepted at the Annual Meeting sign-in table; candidates who submit in advance will have their candidacy publicized on our website, social media, and at the annual meeting. Candidates are not required to attend the Annual Meeting, although it is highly encouraged. If you have need for accommodations please contact our executive director, Paul Shanafelt (
(3) NEXT STEPS
After completing this application, LHENA staff will connect with you. A headshot photo and proof of residency or property/business ownership in the neighborhood will be requested. Photos and your written answers to this application will be displayed on our website and at the annual meeting.
I am a (check all that apply):
Wedge property owner
Wedge business owner
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