The NECN Board of Directors consists of a diverse group of residents of Northeast Portland and work to ensure that NECN is able to be successful in its mission to serve its community.
The board consists of 18 positions:
12 Neighborhood Association representatives -- selected by each of the Coalition's 12 Neighborhood Associations and appointed by the Board of Directors
6 at-large members -- elected by the Neighborhood Associations
The board is governed by NECN bylaws: Revised and adopted March 15, 2016. Effective on June 21, 2016.
The Board of Directors speaks on a variety of policy and livability issues as they pertain to the Northeast community and the city at large. Below are recent advocacy letters that were sent to city staff and elected officials:
All board meetings are open to the public and held at NECN's office, 4815 NE 7th Ave.
Full Board Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:30pm (no meeting in August)
Executive Committee Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month, 6:30pm
Election of at-large members and executive officers: June Board Meeting
NECN BOARD OF DIRECTORS -- updated July 2018
Chair: Mariah Dula - boardpresident[at]necoalition.org
Vice Chair: Sean Green
Secretary: Jere Fitterman
Treasurer: Kym Jeka
Parliamentarian: Dennis Kennedy
Alameda Representative: Mariah Dula
Boise Representative: vacant
Concordia Representative: Donn Dennis
Eliot Representative: Jere Fitterman
Humboldt Representative: Kym Jeka
Irvington Representative: vacant
At-Large Representatives: Ankur Dholakia (Woodlawn business owner) Shirley Minor (Woodlawn resident) Luke Norman (Sullivan's Gulch resident) Paul Van Orden (Eliot resident)
Below are the 2019-2017 agendas and minutes of our board meetings. CONTACT US if you would like to see the agendas and minutes from previous years.