About the Monta Loma Neighborhood Association

The purpose of this nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonreligious association shall be to

(a) Work with community residents to stimulate and encourage community responsibility;
(b) Collect and disseminate information of interest to residents;
(c) Act as a sounding board for the concerns and grievances of residents and as an advocate for their rights, goals, and ideas;
(d) Coordinate and lend support to other community organizations and activities as appropriate; and
(e) Promote cultural, civic, social, educational, and recreational activities for the benefit of residents.

MLNA Board Members

President Jill Rakestraw
First Vice President Ann Togasaki
Second Vice President    Mary Partlan
Treasurer Andre Valente
Secretary Linda Harvey
Newsletter Editor Marilyn Gildea
Member at Large Baidra Murphy

 

To contact a board member, use the Contact page.

Board elections take place at the spring general meeting, and all positions are always open. You are encouraged to become involved with your neighborhood by volunteering for the MLNA board. The Board meets approximately every six weeks, usually on a Monday evening, and prefers to limit meetings to 90 minutes.

MLNA Board Position Descriptions

President: Presides over neighborhood meetings and board meetings. Represents MLNA at meetings with the city of Mountain View and the Santa Clara Neighborhood Association.
First Vice President: Presides over meetings in the absence of the president. Represents MLNA and coordinates participation in organizations in which we participate.
Second Vice President: Presides over meetings in the absence of the president and vice president.
Treasurer: Maintains custody of funds. Supervises receipts and expenditures. Renders the annual statement on the organization’s financial condition. Prepares and submits reports required by law.
Secretary: Records minutes of the board and general meetings. Maintains the roll of officers, board members, committee members, and other members. Preserves records of MLNA’s activities in an historical album. Manages MLNA’s correspondence.
Newsletter Editor: Publishes the association’s newsletter.
Member at Large: Has no specific responsibility. The Board may have more than one member at large.

Neighborhood Contacts

(committee chairs and other non-officer MLNA volunteers)

Neighborhood Resources

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)   Tim Slattery
Neighborhood Watch Tom Purcell
Neighborhood Beautification Martha Elderon
Preschooler Network Darcy Koch

Newsletter

Editor Marilyn Gildea
Advertising Sumanth Rajagopal
Distribution Marilyn Gildea

MLN Email Lists

Main Email Discussion Group: mln@yahoogroups.com
List Owner/Administrator/Moderator Peggy Manor
Alternate Email Discussion Group: mln-discuss@yahoogroups.com
List Owner/Administrator Craig Stevenson
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Wiki

MLN Referral Wiki: localwiki.org/montaloma/
Wiki Admin Hien Do

Web Site

Webmaster Hien Do

MLNA Bylaws

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